If you’re like me, you rely on olive oil to lend extra flavor to marinades, vegetables and even our favorite breads (this olive oil dip is perfect for pairing with good Italian bread). But it turns out that you don’t have to limit olive oil to just savory applications. With the right recipe, a good extra virgin olive oil can give cakes great texture and moisture.
I know it sounds a bit strange, but combined with some citrus and almonds, olive oil makes for a rather plush cake. The result isn’t overly sweet, which means a good olive oil cake can just as easily sub in for an afternoon treat or breakfast (who doesn’t like cake for breakfast?) as it can serve as dessert. Since it only takes about ten minutes to pull together, I can’t recommend trying this cake enough. So grab your favorite bottle of extra virgin olive oil—here’s how to pick out the good stuff—and break out your mixer.
Can You Use Olive Oil in a Cake Recipe?
Yes. Considering all its savory applications, it can be hard to think of olive oil as having a place in baking. However, olive oil can be …read more
Thank you Source: Recipes