Lemon and olive oil cake

Lemon and olive oil cake 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 dishLemon and olive oil cake on a platter

HOW TO PREPARE LEMON AND OLIVE OIL CAKE:

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. Add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a homogeneous mixture.Lemon and olive oil cake dough on a glass bowl Pour the dough into the prepared tin and bake about 40 to 45 minutes.Lemon and olive oil cake dough on a loaf tinLemon and olive oil cake on a loaf tin Turn off the oven and unmold the cake. Let cool to room temperature and serve.

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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.
  3. Pour the dough into the prepared tin and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 40 to 45 minutes (the time depends on the oven).
  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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