Olive oil cake

  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 50m
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This olive cake is simple, tasty and great to serve with a hot tea on a winter afternoon. If you want to prepare a snack for your family and friends this cake is perfect for the occasion…

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  • 150 grams (2/3 cup) granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 175 grams (1 1/4 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) olive oil
  • Zest of one orange
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 125 grams (4 1/2 ounces) natural yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


    Step 1

    1. Preheat the oven at 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a loaf tin (24 x 10 centimeters with 7 centimeters high (9 1/2 x 4-inch with 2 3/4-inch-high)) with margarine and dust with flour.

    Step 2

    1. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, sugar and the orange zest until obtain a creamy mixture. Add the yogurt, the olive oil, the honey and mix for 2 to 3 minutes until it’s nicely incorporated. Add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until obtain a creamy and homogeneous mixture.

    Step 3

    1. Pour the mixture into the prepared tinOlive oil cake | Food From Portugal and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 minutes (the time depends on the oven).Olive oil cake | Food From Portugal

    Step 4

    1. Remove from oven, unmold, let cool to room temperature and serve.

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Olive oil cake

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices)

Calories: 210

Total Fat: 9 g(14%)

Saturated Fat: 1.5 g(8%)

Cholesterol: 55 mg(18%)

Sodium: 65 mg(3%)

Total Carbohydrate: 28 g(9%)

Protein: 4 g

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  1. posted by Luna on 2015/10/15

    Good food.


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