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🫒 Olive Oil Cake

Olive Oil Cake

🍽 Serves ⏲ Total Time
10 1.78 hours

🧂 Ingredients

  • 🌾 1.75 cup all-purpose flour
  • 💨 1 tsp baking powder
  • 🧂 0.75 tsp salt
  • 🍬 1.25 cup granulated sugar
  • 🥚 3 large egg
  • 🍋 1 lemon
  • 🫒 0.75 cup olive oil
  • 🥛 0.75 cup milk
  • 🍬 2 tsp granulated sugar

🍳 Cookware

  • 1 9 inch round cake pan
  • 1 parchment paper
  • 1 bowl
  • 1 handheld electric mixer

📝 Instructions

Step 1

Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 9 inch round cake pan. Line bottom with 6-inch parchment paper round and line sides with two 10-inch strips of parchment. Spray parchment lightly, Whisk all-purpose flour, baking powder, and salt together in bowl.

Step 2

Using handheld electric mixer, mix 1.25 cup granulated sugar, egg, and lemon zest in bowl on low speed until combined. Increase speed to high and whip until mixture is fluffy and pale yellow, about 2 minutes. Reduce speed to medium and, with mixer running, slowly pour in olive oil. Mix until oil is fully incorporated, about 30 seconds. Add half of flour mixture and mix on low speed until incorporated, about 30 seconds. Add milk and mix until combined, about 30 seconds. Add remaining flour mixture and mix until just incorporated, about 30 seconds, scraping down bowl as needed.

Step 3

Transfer batter to prepared pan. Sprinkle remaining 2 teaspoons granulated sugar over entire surface. Bake until cake is deep golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out with few crumbs attached, about 30 minutes. Transfer pan to wire rack and let cool for 15 minutes. Gently invert pan onto rack; remove all parchment and reinvert. Let cake cool completely, about 1 hour. Cut into wedges and serve. (Cake can be wrapped in plastic wrap and stored at room temperature for up to 3 days.)

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