Orange Olive Oil Cake

Orange Olive Oil Cake

Ingredients List:

  • 3 large eggs (room temp.)
  • 2 cups a/p flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • Zest of 2 oranges
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 3/4 cup Greek extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup milk

 Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 350*f / 160*c
  2. Add the eggs to mixing bowl and whip until pale yellow and creamy
  3. In a separate bowl combine flour, salt and baking powder and sift together
  4. Add remaining ingredients to mixing bowl with eggs and whip to combine thoroughly
  5. Add half the flour mixture to wet ingredients and mix to combine well (3 minutes)
  6. Add remaining flour mixture and continue mixing for another 3-4 minutes 
  7. Pour batter into greased 9" spring form pan and bake at 350* for about 1 hour or until toothpick comes out clean 

Notes & Tips:

  • Let cool before garnishing
  • Garnish with icing sugar, glaze or chocolate sauce
  • Makes 8-10 pieces