Orange Olive Oil Cake

  • Yield : 9" cake
  • Servings : 8
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 60m

This cake goes quickly every time I make it.

Use fresh orange zest and then the juice from the oranges to fill 1/2 C. Add a little water if you come up short.


  • 2 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1 t. baking soda
  • 1 t. baking powder
  • 3/4 t. sea salt
  • 1 C. granulated sugar
  • 1/2 C. orange juice
  • 1/2 C. olive oil
  • 2 t. vanilla
  • zest of two oranges


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly oil a 9" round cake pan.

Step 2

Sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Mix well. Set aside.

Step 3

In another bowl, whisk together sugar, orange juice, olive oil, vanilla and orange zest.

Step 4

Add dry ingredients to wet and mix until just combined.

Step 5

Pour batter into cake pan and bake 35 minutes or until a tester comes out clean and edges of cake have begun to pull away from the pan.

Step 6

Allow cake to cool completely before unmolding from pan.

Step 7

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Comments (3)

  1. posted by Yvonne on September 14, 2013

    This sounds amazing! I’ve never tried an olive oil cake before but I can’t wait to try this!

    • posted by Honor on October 4, 2013

      Thanks, Yvonne! Let us know what you think!

  2. posted by Yodamom on November 2, 2013

    My daughter and I made this the flavor was fantastic as was the texture. It had one drawback it was salty. I would advice tasting before adding the salt to see if the bang soda was enough.


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