Feb 18, 2012

Nurwin's colorful world!

The mood was bright and cheery when I made this cake, hence the bright colors of the cake...  It's called the Kek Marble Optima.  Saw this in Ayu's blog - Curlybabe's Satisfaction and the recipe is from Kak Fida @ myresipi.  This recipe is similar to some other marble cakes, except it uses Optima flour.  You can also use Super Sponge Cake mix, as indicated in Ayu's blog.

The good thing about marble cake is you can use any color or flavoring you fancy.  Just make sure the flavors match and taste good when you use more than one.  For this cake, I used a little vanilla and rose essence.  My late Nyai used to make her marble with rose(pink coloring) and cocoa(brown coloring).  Hmm...I can still remember the taste and smell of her cake.

Here's the recipe for Kek Marble Optima...

250gm butter - melted
6 eggs (size A)
350gm Optima flour
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 tbsp cocoa powder (sifted)
Some food coloring

-Beat eggs and flour till thick and fluffy.
-Add melted butter and vanilla essence.  Mix well.
-Scoop out 1/3 of the mixture and add the cocoa powder.
-Scoop mixture into baking tin (10' x 7' or 9' x 9').  Bake at 160-170C for about 50-55mins.

It's a soft and spongy cake.  Nice to have with tea.


  1. Salam Nurwey akak interested to try but I don;t see any sugar dalam recipe ni...ada tak gula?

  2. Salam Kak Paty.
    There's no sugar required sbb kat tepung optima or tepung sponge cake mix tu dah ada gula. Just follow the recipe & the cake will turn out fine n sweet. I baru habis mkn a slice of it tadi...sedaap.. Happy trying .