Lemon and olive oil cake

Lemon and olive oil cake slices on a platter

If there is a perfect combination of ingredients, one of them is undoubtedly lemon and olive oil! Join the two in a cake and delight yourself with this delicious flavors experience…

Lemon and olive oil cake slices on a plateLemon and olive oil cake on a platter

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Category: Cakes, Recipes
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Servings:: 12 slices
Prep Time:20 m
Cook Time:40 m
Total Time:60 m
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Units: Metric (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 150 grams (1 cup) all-purpose flour
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) lemon juice
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 150 grams (about 1 cup) dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a loaf tin (25 x 11 centimeters with 7 centimeters high (9 3/4 x 4 1/3-inch with 2 3/4-inch-high)) with margarine and dust with flour.
  2. Using an electric mixer on medium speed, beat the eggs, the lemon zest and the brown sugar until obtain a homogeneous mixture. Add the lemon juice, the olive oil, the oregano and mix for 3 to 4 minutes to incorporate. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a homogeneous mixture.Cake dough on a glass bowl
  3. Pour the dough into the prepared tinCake dough on a loaf tin and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 40 to 45 minutes (the time depends on the oven).Lemon and olive oil cake on a loaf tin
  4. Turn off the oven and unmold the cake. Let cool to room temperature and serve.
Lemon and olive oil cake
Nutrition facts
Serves 12 slices
Per Serving:
% DAILY VALUE
Calories 146
Total Fat 5.5 g(7%)
Saturated Fat 1 g(5%)
Cholesterol 41 mg(14%)
Sodium 21 mg(1%)
Total Carbohydrate 22.5 g(8%)
Protein 3 g
 

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