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Orange, rum rasin and chocolate marble cake


  • Four Eggs, two sets of two. Weighed, weight = W gms
  • Preheat oven to 180 C
  • Self raising flour
  • Butter, soft at room temperature
  • 40 gms cocoa powder
  • 75 gms of raisins, soaked overnight in a good splash of dark rum
  • Caster Sugar
  • Grated rind of one orange
  • Buttered and lined loaf pan
  • Two mixing bowls


  1. Into each bowl one put W gms of sugar and the same weight of soft butter.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar
  3. Beat in two of the eggs into each bowl.
  4. Mix the grated orange rind into Bowl one.
  5. Sift in W grams of flour into bowl one and fold into mixture.
  6. Cream the contents of bowl two, and beat in the two eggs.
  7. Mix in the rum soaked raisins into the mixture in bowl two.
  8. Sift in W minus 40 gms of flour with 40gms of cocoa powder and fold into the mixture in bowl two.
  9. You will now have two bowls of the mixture, Bowl one orange flavoured, Bowl two, choclate with raisins and rum.
  10. Spoon dollops of each mixture into the prepared pan alternating the withe mixture with the chocolate mixture.  Then use a smll spoon to marble the oranged flvoured mixture through the chocolate mixture.  Use you imagination.
  11. Bake in the oven, check at 20 mins, the cake will be cooked when a skewer come out clean.
  12. Rack and cool.
  13. Slice and enjoy with a cup of coffee.


I devised this recipe to capture the taste of the former Old Jamaica Choclate bar whihc used to be sold by Cadbury@s

Thanks for this recipe to Tom Barnes

Tags: Cake

Added by: Big Ivan

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