Strawberry Chocolate Marble Cake

Strawberry Chocolate Marble Cake is a visually stunning and deliciously rich dessert that combines the fruity sweetness of strawberries with the deep richness of chocolate. This cake is perfect for celebrations or as an elegant treat for any gathering. Here’s how to make it:

Ingredients

For the Cake:

  • Butter: 1 cup (225 grams), softened
  • Sugar: 1 1/2 cups (300 grams)
  • Eggs: 4, at room temperature
  • Vanilla extract: 2 teaspoons
  • All-purpose flour: 3 cups (360 grams)
  • Baking powder: 1 tablespoon
  • Salt: 1/2 teaspoon
  • Milk: 1 cup (240 mL), at room temperature
  • Cocoa powder: 1/4 cup (25 grams), sifted
  • Strawberry puree: 1/2 cup, made from fresh or frozen strawberries blended smooth
  • Red food coloring: Optional, for a more vibrant strawberry batter

For the Chocolate Ganache:

  • Heavy cream: 1 cup (240 mL)
  • Dark chocolate: 8 ounces (225 grams), chopped

For the Strawberry Glaze:

  • Powdered sugar: 1 cup (120 grams)
  • Strawberry puree: 2 tablespoons
  • Lemon juice: 1 teaspoon, to balance the sweetness

Equipment

  • Two 9-inch round cake pans
  • Mixing bowls
  • Electric mixer
  • Spatula
  • Wire rack for cooling

Method

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