Conventional Olive Oil Cake

Final Could my husband and I went to Italy. It was a magical two weeks spent sightseeing probably the most stunning cities, touring countryside and taking fabulous cooking lessons. I used to be in heaven. I actually assume if I didn’t have youngsters and grandchildren right here within the states, I might pack in all in and transfer to Italy, spending the remainder of my days consuming contemporary greens, pizza, pasta and naturally…Conventional Olive Oil Cake!
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Traditional Olive Oil Cake topped with berries and dusted with powdered sugar on white
Traditional Olive Oil Cake from The Organic Kitchen

Conventional Olive Oil Cake:

There are a whole bunch of recipes for olive oil cake on-line and most are very comparable. Extraordinarily comparable in reality. My concept is, why mess with perfection? Olive oil cake is made with the standard cake components but additionally contains olive oil  and loads of orange and lemon zest . 

Traditional Olive Oil Cake on white plate from The Organic Kitchen

Earlier than baking, the batter is topped with almond slices so the cake has a crispy, nutty high.

Traditional Olive Oil Cake topped with sliced almonds from The Organic Kitchen
You possibly can function is, or high the cake with assorted berries, peaches, grapes, no matter is in season!

Traditional Olive Oil Cake topped with fresh berries on white plate
A lightweight dusting of powdered sugar makes this cake look delicate and ethereal!

Traditional Olive Oil Cake with berries being dusted with powdered sugar
Simply stunning! The flavors of candy fruit and wealthy olive oil are an beautiful pair!

A close up of berries on top of Traditional Olive Oil Cake from The Organic Kitchen

Love Cake Topped with Berries? 

Attempt my Lemon Cake with Blackberries!

Lemon cake with blackberries dusted with powdered sugar

You will want: a 9 inch non stick cake pan and a microplane for zesting the orange and lemon (affiliate hyperlinks).

That is an Previous Italian cake recipe that was handed down from my nice, nice, nice Grandma…. oh wait I’m Danish. Okay it was handed down through some Italians I don’t know, however it’s good! It’s a moist, yellow cake and tastes nice dusted with just a bit powdered sugar and berries.





Key phrase:

traditional recipe, straightforward dessert recipe, vacation recipe

Servings: 10 servings

Writer: Linda Spiker

  • 1
    butter or natural olive oil cooking spray for pan
  • 1 1/2
    all function flour
  • 2
    baking powder
  • 1/2
    kosher or sea salt
  • 1
  • 3
  • 3
    orange zest
  • 1
    lemon zest
  • 1/4
    full fats milk
  • 3/4
    good further virgin olive oil
  • ½
    sliced almonds
  • confectioners sugar, for dusting
  • assorted berries or peaches or no matter fruit you favor to high cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350 levels and place oven rack in middle of oven. Spray 9″ spherical cake pan with cooking spray or use a paper towel to coat sides and backside of an with butter

  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk collectively the flour, baking powder and salt. In a separate bowl, cream collectively the eggs and sugar. Add zest, milk and olive oil and blend till effectively mixed.

  3. Combine the dry combination into the moist combination. Whisk till effectively blended. Pour combination into the cake pan. Sprinkle sliced almonds on high of batter.

  4. Bake for half-hour at 350* or till cake springs again from contact. Take away cake from pan and funky on a rack. Mud with sugar, high with berries and serve!

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