German Marble Cake


This is a lovely cake with the taste of almond and chocolate and it is almost like a pound cake.

1 to 10 - inch tube cake


  • 1 cup butter

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1 teaspoon almond extract

  • 3 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

  • teaspoon salt

  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 3 tablespoons dark rum


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 10 inch tube pan.

  2. In a large bowl, cream the butter with the sugar. Beat in the eggs, then the milk and almond extract.

  3. In another bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder and salt. Beat the flour mixture into the creamed mixture. Turn half of the batter into another bowl and stir in the cocoa and rum.

  4. Layer the light and dark batters by large spoonfuls and then swirl slightly with a knife.

  5. Bake the cake in at 350 degree F (175 degree C) for about 70 minutes, or until it tests done with a toothpick. Transfer to a rack to cool. Makes about 14 to 16 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

346 Calories
15g Fat
46g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 14
Calories 346
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 20%
Saturated Fat 9g 46%
Cholesterol 89mg 30%
Sodium 247mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 6g
Calcium 96mg 7%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 104mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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