Torta alla Olio di Oliva (Olive Oil Cake)

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Torta alla Olio di Oliva (Olive Oil Cake)

Torta alla Olio di Oliva (Olive Oil Cake)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1c sugar
  • 1c milk
  • 1 3/4 olive oil
  • 2T lemon zest
  • 1 1/2c AP flour
  • 1/2c semolina
  • 1/2t baking powder
  • 1/2t baking soda
  • 1/4t salt
  • 1t vanilla
  • [b]For Compote[/b]
  • 1c frozen berries
  • 1 1/2T water
  • 2T sugar
  • 1t lemon juice
  1. Preheat oven 350.
  2. Whisk sugar, eggs, zest, and vanilla until mixture is pale yellow.
  3. Add olive oil and milk, continue to whisk.
  4. In separate container, mix flour, semolina, being powder, baking soda, and salt.
  5. Add wet to dry. Whisk together but don’t over mix (batter should still be slightly lumpy).
  6. Bake for 50 minutes. Let cool.
  7. [b]Icing[/b]-Mix 1c confectioners sugar with 1/4c lemon juice. Add 1T of zest. Drizzle over cool cake.
  8. [b]Compote[/b]-Mix half of berries with water, sugar, and juice in sauce pan over medium heat for 10 minutes. Add other half of berries and cook for another 8 minutes.


By | 2017-12-27T05:04:54+00:00 December 11th, 2013|basil t's, Recipes, Restaurants|3 Comments

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  2. diane January 24, 2014 at 2:47 am

    Do you use a bundt pan or round cake pan? I LOVED THIS CAKE!

  3. Nicholas Fialo January 25, 2014 at 7:57 pm

    The ingredients listed, for the olive oil, it does not state what the unit is. Is it 13/4 Cup of Olive Oil?

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