• Cooking Time: 40-50 mins
  • Servings:
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The original recipe is with cocoa powder, but lately, I prefer substituting it with Nutella, it's so much more delicious.

Another possibility is to add white chocolate (chopped) and/or ground hazelnuts to the yellow batter, and dark chocolate chips to the dark part.


  • 250 g flour
  • 150-200 g butter
  • 200 g sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder / or Nutella


  • Whisk the egg whites with a little salt until firm, and set aside.
  • Beat the yolks with sugar, add butter, vanilla and mix well.
  • Mix the flour with baking powder.
  • Add flour and egg whites to to the batter (alternating - a couple of spoons of flour, then a couple of spoons of egg whites). Mix everything well, and then divide the batter in two. Leave one half yellow, and add cocoa powder or Nutella to the other half.
  • In a bread pan, (greased and floured) put alternatelly yellow and brown mixture.
  • Bake for 40-50 mins at 180°C (350 F), or until a toothpick comes out clean.

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