Recipe-307-Olive Oil Orange Cake
Welcome to my blog! Are you looking for something delicious and unique? If so, then my Olive Oil Orange Cake is the perfect recipe for you. This delectable cake is rich in flavor with a hint of citrus fruit, making it an ideal choice for any special occasion. The combination of olive oil and orange juice creates a moist and flavorful base that will simply melt in your mouth with every bite. Not only does it taste amazing, but this heavenly creation is also simple to make – no fancy ingredients required! Whether you’re celebrating a birthday or having friends over for brunch, this cake will be sure to impress everyone. So let's get started; all you need are some basic pantry items plus freshly grated oranges and voila – your sensational masterpiece awaits!
- 2 cups almond flour
- 3 eggs, whisked
- 1 orange, juice and zest
1/2 cup olive oil
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2/3 cup cream cheese
- 1/3 cup yogurt
1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/4 cup honey
- 2 tablespoons orange juice + zest to garnish
For the Frosting
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a loaf pan with parchment paper.
In a large mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients: Almond flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix well.
In another bowl combine the wet ingredients: Eggs, orange juice and zest, olive oil and vanilla extract.
- Fold the we ingredients into the dry ingredients to get a smooth batter.
Pour the batter into the lined loaf pan and bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake, come out clean.
While the cake is baking make the frosting: Whisk together the cream cheese with the yogurt, orange juice, olive oil and honey until velvety smooth and lump-free. Refrigerate until your cake is ready and at room temperature.
Spread the frosting on the cake and sprinkle with orange zest. Serve at room temperature.