250g Butter, softened
200g Caster sugar
4 large Eggs (about 70g each)
1tsp Vanilla extract
180g Self-raising flour plus 4tbsp cocoa powder, sift together into a bowl
80ml of milk
250g Cream cheese, room temperature
100g Caster sugar
3 tbsp Whipping cream (or milk)
1 large Egg, about 70g
1 egg yolk
1tbsp Self-raising flour
Grease and line a 9 inch square cake pan. Preheat oven to 160 -170 deg C.
Beat ingredients (B) till fluffy and set aside.
From ingredients (A), beat butter and sugar till pale and fluffy, add in eggs one at a time and mix well, add in vanilla extract and whipping cream, mix well.
Fold in sifted flour and cocoa powder with a rubber spatula in 2 portions into butter mixture, mix well.
Spread half portion of batter into pan, then spoon in cheese mixture (B), cover cheese mixture with the remaining portion of cake batter (total of 3 layers). Then use a chopstick to swirl through the batter to create the marbling effect.
Bake for 60-70 minutes or skewer inserted in the cake comes out clean