Olive Oil Orange Cake Recipe

2019-10-28
3.5 Stars (16 Voters)
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This olive oil-orange cake is very soft, moist and easy to prepare. You need only few basic ingredients and few minutes of work. This recipe is also a dairy- free and doesn’t contain any milk or butter. if you like orange cakes you must try this unique recipe.
DIFFICULTY
Easy
YIELDS
10
PREP TIME
1 Hour
WORK TIME
15 Minutes
RECIPE CUISINE
World
INGREDIENTS
    • 1¾ cups (220g) Flour
    • 1/3 cup (30g) Ground almonds
    • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
    • 3 large Eggs
    • 3/4 cup + 2 tbsp. (175g) Sugar
    • 3/4 cup (180ml) Olive oil
    • 1/2 cup (120ml) Orange juice
    • Zest from 2 Oranges
    • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
    • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar for dusting
DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175C). Line the bottom of a 9-inch (23cm) springform pan with a parchment paper and brush with a little bit of olive oil, dust with flour. Set aside.

2. In a bowl, stir flour, ground almond, salt and baking powder. Set aside.

3. In a bowl of a stand mixer or in bowl using a hand mixer, beat eggs and sugar on high speed for about 4-5 minutes, until light, pale and fluffy. While beating on low speed, slowly add olive oil, in steady stream until incorporated.

4. Add vanilla extract and orange zest, mix until combined. Add half of the orange juice, beat until combined, add half of the flour mixture, beat until combined. Add the remaining orange juice, beat, add the remaining flour mixture and beat until combined.

5. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for about 35 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

6. Let cool, dust with powdered sugar before serving.

COMMENTS (7)
  • R
    Roseline
    11/15/2019

    Can I replace olive oil with melted butter?

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  • The Cooking Foodie
    11/15/2019

    Yes, you can.

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    Megan
    2/13/2020

    By ground almonds, is almond flour acceptable? Or is it just meant for texture?

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  • The Cooking Foodie
    2/15/2020

    Basically its the same thing. So you can use almond flour.

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  • N
    Neil
    4/15/2020

    Can you replace the flour with extra ground almonds to make it gluten free?

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  • The Cooking Foodie
    4/16/2020

    No, but you try this recipe for gluten free almond cake: https://www.thecookingfoodie.com/recipe/Easy-Flourless-Almond-Cake-Recipe

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