Zebra Cake Step By Step Recipe

Zebra Cake Step By Step Recipe

Zebra Cake


Everybody is familiar with chocolate and butter cake, either made in zebra style or marbled style It goes well along with a cup of coffee or tea. If you like can do chocolate glaze or ganache for more rich taste & look.

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Making of this beautiful zebra cake is pretty similar to butter cake. The zebra style you will get from the way you pour the batter to the baking pan.


  • Butter – 250g
  • Sugar – 250g
  • All purpose flour – 250g
  • Egg – 5 (If your using bit large eggs use only 4 eggs)
  • Baking powder – 2 tsp
  • Vanilla essence – 2 tsp
  • Cocoa Powder – 2-3 tbsp
  • Milk –1/2 cup


  • Preheat the oven to 185 C & line a baking pan with greased baking sheet
  • Beat the butter & sugar until creamy for about 5 min
  • Add egg one by one & beat well
  • Add vanilla essence & beat well
  • Add the sifted all purpose flour & baking powder little by little & beat in low speed until all get combined.
  • Add about 1/4 cup of milk & stir well until combines or beat in low speed
  • Divide the batter in to two.
  • In a separate bowl sieve well the cocoa powder & stir well by adding the milk (about 1/4 cup milk. adjust according to cocoa powder amount)
  • You can add about 2-3 table spoon of cocoa powder based on your cocoa content requirement
  • Add this cocoa mixture to the divided one part of cake batter & stir well until the cocoa mixture incorporate to the batter
  • Use one tablespoon (or can use a bit bigger spoon) from each batter to create the layers of batter on the prepared pan.
  • Begin from the middle of the pan, take one spoon of white batter and pour it in the middle. then on top of white batter add a spoon of chocolate batter and repeat this process until all batter has been used.

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  • Bake for about 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean
  • Remove from oven and let cool for 15-20 minutes on a cooling rack
  • Serve as it is or can do icing as per your wish

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