olive oil cake

Olive Oil Cake

Ingredients:

3

 

Eggs

1-1/2

Cup

Extra virgin olive oil

2-1/2

Cup

Sugar

2

Cup

All-purpose flour

 

 

Pinch salt

1

Tsp

Baking powder

Tsp

Baking soda

 

 

Zest of 1 lemon

2

Tsp

Fresh Lemon juice

 

 

Confectioners sugar for dusting

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350. Grease a 12 inch cake pan.

In a large bowl, mix together the eggs and the sugar. When well blended add the oil, milk, lemon juice and zest and mix well. In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add this mixture to the eggs, and stir just until blended. Pour into the prepared pan. Bake for about 50 minutes or until a pick comes out clean. Cool and remove from the pan. Dust with confectioners sugar and serve with fresh fruit

 

Yields

10-12 servings

 

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