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Olive Oil Cake

Olive oil cake is super easy to make and really rich and delicious. You won't even need an electric mixer. This one is not too sweet, either.

Course Dessert
Cuisine Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 10 servings

Ingredients

Olive Oil Cake

  • 2 1/2 cups almond flour
  • 3/4 cup tapioca starch
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup Honey
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup juice of 1 lemon depending on size of lemons, you may need 2
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • zest of a one lemon
  • 2 cups your favorite berries

For the glaze

  • 1 tbsp zest of a lemon
  • 3 tbps fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup cashews soaked in water for 1-2 hours
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tbsp water you may need extra water depending on consistency of glaze

Instructions

For the cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease your bundt pan with olive oil.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together all your dry ingredients.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix your wet ingredients and your lemon zest.
  4. Add your wet ingredients to the dry and carefully mix together until fully incorporated.
  5. Pour your batter in the greased pan, leaving room for the cake to rise.
  6. Bake for 20-30 minutes. Test with a toothpick at 20 minutes to make sure you don't over cook.

  7. Let the cake cool for another 20-30 minutes before running your knife around the edges of your pan to loosen the cake.
  8. Carefully turn over your pan onto a plate. If it doesn't work the first time, let it cool for a bit longer until it's set and fully cooled in the center (30 minutes more)
  9. Make sure cake is completely cooled before adding the glaze.

For the glaze

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender. If you want to use an immersion blender you can skip this part and put them all into a bowl.
  2. Blend until smooth and the consistency is smooth and spreadable.
  3. Pour glaze onto the cooled cake and spread evenly.
  4. Add your favorite berries on top of the cake. Serve and enjoy!