Have you ever heard of an olive oil cake? Yes it exists, and it’s very delicious! Check out this olive oil cake Ladi Tourta! You will love it!
3 large beaten eggs.
2 cups of granulated sugar.
10 ounces of extra virgin olive oil.
10 ounces of milk.
2 ounces of orange liqueur.
2 ounces of fresh orange juice.
3 tsps of lemon zest.
2 cups of all purpose flour.
½ tsp of baking soda.
½ tsp of baking powder.
1 tsp of kosher salt.
4 ounces of finely chopped blanched almonds.
Powdered sugar for garnish.
Mix together the eggs, sugar, olive oil, milk, liqueur, orange juice and lemon zest in a large bowl. Mix together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt then add to the first bowl and mix until well combined. Stir in the almonds.
In a buttered 10 inch cake pan, pour the batter and bake for 1 hour in a preheated oven to 350°.
Let cook completely before sprinkling powdered sugar over the top.
Easy, peasy and delicious! The almonds and the olive oil add an amazing taste to this delicious cake! What are you waiting for? Run to your kitchen!