This olive oil cake is a delightful dessert that is perfect for any occasion. The moist and flavorful cake is infused with the rich taste of olive oil, creating a unique and delicious treat that your taste buds will love. Give this recipe a try and impress your friends and family with this amazing dessert!

Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 45 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour | Serves: 8


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Zest of 1 lemon


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9-inch round cake pan.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, salt, baking soda, and baking powder.
  3. In another bowl, beat the eggs and then add the olive oil, milk, vanilla extract, and lemon zest. Mix well.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and bake for 40-45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  6. Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  7. Slice and serve the cake, optionally dusting with powdered sugar before serving.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 320 || Carbohydrates: 32g || Fat: 20g || Protein: 5g || Fiber: 1g

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