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Almond or Peanut Butter Chocolate Marble Cake

Almond or Peanut Butter Chocolate Marble Cake with chocolate chips. Easy Marble cake/quick bread w/ layers of chocolate and nut butter batter. Vegan Recipe. Free of dairy, egg, corn, soy, yeast, palm oil. Makes 1 medium size loaf pan (8 by 4, or 8.5 by 4.5 inches)
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American, Vegan
Keyword: Chocolate peanut butter cake, vegan marble cake
Servings: 8
Calories: 299kcal
Author: Vegan Richa



  • 1 cup white whole wheat flour or use whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1/2 cup unbleached white flour or all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda


  • 1 cup non dairy milk
  • 2/3 cup coconut sugar or other vegan sugar use a few tbsp more for sweeter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 tbsp flax seed meal
  • 2.5 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp smooth peanut butter or almond butter or other creamy nut or seed butter
  • vegan mini chocolate chips or chopped walnuts


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F / 180ºc.
  • In one bowl, whisk in all the dry ingredients.
  • In another bowl, mix the non dairy milk, sugar, vanilla, oil and flax and mix until sugar is fully dissolved.
  • Add dry to wet and mix until just about combined.
  • Transfer half of the batter into the other bowl.
  • Sprinkle cocoa powder to one bowl and mix until just combined. Add 2 tbsp chocolate chips (optional) and fold in
  • Soften the nut butter on stove top or microwave, then add to the other bowl. Mix to combine.
  • Grease or line a medium loaf pan (8.5 by 4.5 inch) with parchment. Add half the chocolate batter and spread with a spatula to cover the base. Then add the peanut butter layer and lightly spread with the spatula. Then chocolate then peanut butter.
  • Sprinkle chocolate chips or walnuts on top if you like.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F / 180ºc for 45 to 50 minutes or until a toothpick form the center comes out clean.
  • Cool, slice, share.



Glutenfree: Gluten-free Nut Butter Chocolate Marble Loaf. 
Nutritional values based on one serving


Calories: 299kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 216mg | Potassium: 169mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 15g | Calcium: 99mg | Iron: 2.1mg