This moist and flavorful olive oil cake is a perfect treat for any occasion. The combination of olive oil and citrus zest gives this cake a unique taste that is sure to impress your family and friends. Whether enjoyed with a cup of coffee in the morning or as a dessert after dinner, this cake is sure to be a hit!

Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 40 minutes | Total Time: 55 minutes | Serves: 8


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) and grease a 9-inch round cake pan.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In another bowl, beat the eggs until pale and fluffy. Slowly add the olive oil while continuing to beat the eggs.
  4. Add the milk, orange juice, and citrus zest to the egg mixture and stir to combine.
  5. Gently fold the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until just combined.
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and bake for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  7. Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring it to a wire rack to cool completely.
  8. Serve the cake dusted with powdered sugar or with a dollop of whipped cream, if desired.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 280 || Carbohydrates: 36g || Fat: 13g || Protein: 4g || Saturated Fat: 2g || Cholesterol: 45mg || Sodium: 170mg || Fiber: 1g || Sugar: 20g

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