Lemon Olive Oil Cake

AuthorKathy Oliva!DifficultyIntermediate

Oliva! EVOO Lemon Olive Oil Cake

Yields10 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 15 mins

 3 large eggs
 1 ¼ cups granulated sugar,
 1 ¼ cups milk
 ¼ cup cognac
 ¼ cup orange juice
 zest of one orange
 2 cups all purpose flour
 ½ tsp baking soda
 ½ tsp baking powder
 2 tsp cinnamon
 ½ tsp cloves
 1 tsp salt

1

Preheat oven to 350°F.
Oil a 10 inch round cake pan with a drizzle of Olíva! Lemon Olive Oil.
Dust with flour for easy removal when the cake is done.

2

Whisk together the eggs and olive oil until combined.
Slowly add the sugar and whisk until incorporated.
Add the milk, cognac, orange juice, and orange zest and continue whisking.

3

In a separate large bowl, mix the dry ingredients:
flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, cloves and salt.
Make a well in the center.
Slowly add the wet mixture whisking until batter is completely smooth.

4

Pour the batter into the cake pan (it will be filled almost to the rim of the pan).
Sprinkle an additional tbsp. of sugar on top.

5

Bake for 50 - 60 minutes.
Test the doneness of the cake by inserting a toothpick into the center.
Once cooled, finish with a dusting of confectioners sugar over the top.

Ingredients

 3 large eggs
 1 ¼ cups granulated sugar,
 1 ¼ cups milk
 ¼ cup cognac
 ¼ cup orange juice
 zest of one orange
 2 cups all purpose flour
 ½ tsp baking soda
 ½ tsp baking powder
 2 tsp cinnamon
 ½ tsp cloves
 1 tsp salt

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 350°F.
Oil a 10 inch round cake pan with a drizzle of Olíva! Lemon Olive Oil.
Dust with flour for easy removal when the cake is done.

2

Whisk together the eggs and olive oil until combined.
Slowly add the sugar and whisk until incorporated.
Add the milk, cognac, orange juice, and orange zest and continue whisking.

3

In a separate large bowl, mix the dry ingredients:
flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, cloves and salt.
Make a well in the center.
Slowly add the wet mixture whisking until batter is completely smooth.

4

Pour the batter into the cake pan (it will be filled almost to the rim of the pan).
Sprinkle an additional tbsp. of sugar on top.

5

Bake for 50 - 60 minutes.
Test the doneness of the cake by inserting a toothpick into the center.
Once cooled, finish with a dusting of confectioners sugar over the top.

Lemon Olive Oil Cake

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