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Greentea choco marble cake

This recipe was taken from Wen's Delight, Mini Marble Mocha Cake  who had modified the recipe from Sonia's Marble chocolate cupcakes post.  I tweaked it a bit by adding green tea powder, reduced the chocolate powder as I was afraid that the amount would make the cake bitter.  Also added more milk to the chocolate mixture as I found the consistency a bit stiff. The result? Moist and flavourful mini loaves with a wonderful combination of greentea and chocolate flavour.  

Recipe for Greentea choco marble cake   (Adapted from Wen's Delight with modification)

  • 150 gm butter
  • 140 gm caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 200 gm self-raising flour (sifted)
  • 4.1/2  Tbsp milk
  • 20 gm chocolate/cocoa powder
  • 1  tsp greentea powder
  1. Use a handheld whisk to whisk butter, sugar, eggs, milk (3 Tbsp) and sifted flour till just smooth.
  2. Divide batter into 2 portions, sieve chocolate powder and add 1.1/2  Tbsp milk into one portion, mix well.
  3. Sieve greentea powder into the other portion, mix well.
  4. Using a teaspoon, alternate the batter into a lightly greased and flour dusted mini loaf pan till 3/4 full.  Use a skewer to give the batter a swirl.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg C for 18 - 20 mins. until golden brown.  Test with a skewer till it comes out clean.
  6. Let the loaves cool in the pan for 10 mins. before removing them to cool completely on a wire rack.


  1. Looks delicious...mmmmm drooling adi and hungry too. It looks moist too :)

  2. 1. I love green tea
    2. I love butter cake
    3. I love petite size loaves.

    You have put all my loves in this cake! Simply irrestitible.

  3. Love the look & taste of your cakes! Slurpppp....
    Hope you're having a lovely week ahead.

  4. It looks so wonderful! May I know where you bought the pan from? You still have the dimension? Thank you :)


    1. Hi Chloe, thanks for dropping by. I bought this pan from Melbourne, size is 9.2 x 6 x 3.5 cm.

  5. Hi! Your cake looks so good. Thanks for sharing. I have already book marked this recipe.

    Have a nice day.

    1. Thank you. Hope to see your post soon. You have a great day too.

  6. Beautiful swirl. If out of time this recipe sure good to go.

  7. I have never tried marbled green tea in cakes! Looks wonderful!

  8. The mini loaves look so petite. Looks very moist from photos. I never seem to get nice marble effects ... must try again.

    1. You can also try without swirling the batter, just alternate the colours and let nature takes its course, will give good result too.

  9. seeing your friand pan, i should have bought them on my last trip to aust.

    1. This is not a friand pan, only a mini loaf pan. Perhaps it's available here. If I come across one, I'll let you know.

  10. Hi, your green tea choco marble look good, nice marble effect.

    Have a nice day.

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    1. Thanks for dropping by. Yes, experimenting with new recipes is very interesting.

  12. These are beautiful loaves! They sound delicious too.

  13. These look really pretty, I love the flavors, I know they are good as I have tried pairing these flavors together before!

  14. That looks amazing! Should the butter be melted?


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