Nada's Baba Cake

Nada's Baba Cake


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About this recipe: A marbled cake baked in a ring-shaped tin. If you don't have a baba pan, use a 23cm ring tin.


Serves: 12 

  • 4 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 300g caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar
  • 200g self raising flour
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease and flour a 2 litre baba tin OR a 23cm ring tin.
  2. In a large bowl, combine eggs, oil, sugar and vanilla sugar. Beat on high speed for about 5 minutes. Beat in flour. Reserve approximately 4 tablespoons of the mixture and set aside. Pour remaining mixture into prepared tin. Mix cocoa into reserved mixture. Drop by spoonfuls onto the mixture in the tin. Using a skewer or the tip of a knife, swirl the two batters to achieve a marbled effect.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.

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