Introduction: Indulge in the delightful combination of sweet and savory flavors with our Moist Olive Cake. This unique cake recipe features the unexpected addition of olives, adding a rich and savory twist to a classic dessert. The olives provide a subtle tanginess and moistness, making this cake a true crowd-pleaser. Get ready to surprise your taste buds with this delicious and unforgettable treat!
1-Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a 9-inch round cake pan.
2-In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
3-In a large mixing bowl, beat the granulated sugar and eggs together until light and fluffy.
4-Add the olive oil, Greek yogurt, and vanilla extract to the sugar and egg mixture. Mix until well combined.
5-Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing just until incorporated.
6-Fold in the chopped green olives and lemon zest, ensuring they are evenly distributed throughout the batter.
7-Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and smooth the top with a spatula.
8-Bake in the preheated oven for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
9-Remove the cake from the oven and let it cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.
10-Once cooled, dust the top of the cake with powdered sugar for a finishing touch.
11-Slice and serve this unique olive cake as a delightful dessert or enjoy it with a cup of coffee or tea.
Cooling time may vary based on the ambient temperature and humidity. Ensure the cake is completely cooled before dusting with powdered sugar.