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Olive Oil Cake

  • 4.0 Star
  • Timer Prep 10 min
    Cook 40 min
  • Chart 383.0 cal/
  • Chef hat Easy


  1. 1 Heat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan/gas 6
  2. 2 Grease and line a 20cm cake tin.
  3. 3 Sift together the flour, baking powder and a pinch of salt
  4. 4 In a separate bowl, beat the sugar and eggs for 2-3 minutes, using an electric mixer at high speed
  5. 5 Reduce the speed to medium, then add the olive oil, milk and lemon zest, and mix
  6. 6 Set the mixer speed to low and add the dry ingredients, being careful not to over-mix
  7. 7 Pour the batter into the cake tin and scatter with half the grapes.
  8. 8 Bake for 15 minutes, then scatter over the remaining grapes and bake for another 20-25 minutes, until a skewer inserted into the cake comes out clean
  9. 9 Cool on a wire rack.
  10. 10 Serve with crème fraîche.

1 Review

  • susan

    Tried this out and took some to work - everyone really liked it... Easy to do, but took longer in my fan oven than the recipe states. Will do this again.

  • Average per serving
  • Calories 383.0kCal
  • Fat23.2g
  • Saturated6.7g
  • Salt0.3g
  • Carbohydrates39.9
  • Sugar25.3g
  • Protein2.9g
  • Fibre1.2g