Whisk together the sugar and eggs until light and fluffy. Pour into your pan & bake for about 30-35mins. 66 Comments 824 words. Butter the paper and set it aside. I need to do more of that! I love easy healthy recipes that taste great. This cake is also great made with oranges and an orange drizzle. BBC Good Food Show Summer Save 25% on early bird tickets. You can adapt this cake and make it with another citrus fruit instead. Nothing better than a slice of lemon cake to brighten up your day! Inspired by the Mediterranean, this soft moist lemon cake recipe is perfect for afternoon tea too, Heat the oven to 160C. I … I love Lemon Drizzle, would never have thought to make with olive oil though! Tip this mixture along with the oil into the dip (see step-by-step number 1), then briefly and gently stir with a large metal spoon so everything is just combined, without overmixing. You can also replace the milk with a plant-based milk such as soy, oat or coconut milk. Prick the top of the all over and pour the drizzle over the top. Cover loosely with foil for the final 5-10 mins if it starts to brown too quickly. Spanish Chicken Kebabs - Perfect for the BBQ! Wrap it up in an airtight freezer bag and it will freeze for about 2 months. The crumb is light and delicate and the sharp lemon glaze compliments it beautifully. Oh it is so easy and the olive oil is not very strong in it. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Is it? Lemon cakes are perfect this time of year . What cake could be better for summer than this zesty olive oil lemon drizzle cake? I love the fact that it tastes great but doesn't need lots of thick icing! Have fun trying it in something! I'd love it with a sprinkle of powdered sugar on top, and maybe some fresh raspberries! Prepare the drizzle by heating the lemon juice and sugar in a saucepan. Melt on low until combined. Why not sign up to my weekly newsletter too? Now that spring feels like it's coming I feel like eating more more lemon flavoured things too. Then fold in the flour and baking powder. Thank you Ashley! over the cake – While it is still warm, turn it out of the … Thanks Monika! Choose the type of message you'd like to post, Magazine subscription – save 44% and get a cookbook of your choice. Our Lemon Cake has a light and golden sponge full of sweet citrus flavour from the natural lemon oil and juice running through it. Do let me know if you try it and I'd also love to know about any other Spanish cakes recipes you've made. Olive oil is good but i also like using cold pressed rapeseed oil (less food miles) and with a lovely rich yellow colour . soaks into the cake. I love citrus cakes and the drizzle on top make it super tasty. Place the tin on a baking tray and put in the pre-heated oven for about 45-50 minutes until golden brown and firm to touch. One of my favourite recipes is this one on the website Joy of Baking. The olive oil is definitely good for a summer lemon cake. I LOVE olive oil cakes. You should try it. Lemon cake is one of my favourites too. Preheat the oven to 180c. Add more lemon juice to taste, if desired. A lemon cake is perfect to stretch out that delicious and zesty lemon flavor! I'd also love to try it made with other citrus fruits such as limes, oranges or even grapefruit. This sounds totally and utterly delicious and right up my street - I absolutely adore lemon cake and made with olive oil is even better - easier to make AND healthier to boot - perfect! In another bowl, add the sunflower oil, milk, eggs, lemon zest and lemon juice and mix together well. I don't do it as often as my daughter would like! It would be lovely with some fresh raspberries. Oh my goodness!! Right now I am craving for this cake, fresh and delicious flavours! », Easy Healthy Recipes with a Touch of Spice. Oh you must! Fold in the juice and zest of the two lemons along with the olive oil and milk. Spoon the cake mixture into the loaf tin. Thanks. You could tell it had olive oil in if your thought about it as you were eating but the flavour certainly didn't overpower! I'd lose my Italian birth certificate! about me! But rather than opting for boring brownies, try this mouth-watering lemon drizzle cake. Would love a slice of it with a pot of tea right now Angela x, I'm also wishing there was some left Angela! Place the lemon cake onto a rectangular plate or tray. x, we can all drool over lavishly decorated gooey cakes but actually a simple cake like this is really hard to beat. That's the problem with cakes though, they just never last long enough when there are 4 people in the house to eat them up x, ooooh your sponge looks so moist and delicious! https://www.amummytoo.co.uk/the-worlds-best-lemon-drizzle-cake-recipe This luscious lemony lemon coconut oil cake recipe is incredibly easy to make and is so delicious to eat. I love a cake made with olive oil. I think you can only taste it if you think about it a you are eating it! This Lemon and Cardamon Olive Oil Cake is the most delightful and tasty loaf cake. Grease a bread tin (about 24 x 10.4) & pre-heat your oven to 180C/350F. Recently, lemon drizzle cake was voted the most popular dessert in England. then – after it has I also love the fact that my children like it too! It works well with limes, oranges and grapefruit. Gluten-free Lemon Drizzle Cake. It creates such a lovely texture in cakes and muffins! been spooned Inspired by the Mediterranean, this soft moist lemon cake recipe is perfect for afternoon tea too! This would be great to have at Easter dinner or to celebrate Spring. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Add olive oil, … The cardamom and lemon give the cake the most amazing light citrus and floral flavor. Pour in the oil and stir to combine. Lemony desserts are so good and yes, it is a really moist cake if you do decide to make it. Stumbled! This looks like it has the perfect texture and crumb. Beat the icing sugar, olive oil, vanilla essence, lemon zest and juice in a free standing mixer on a medium speed until all ingredients are well mixed. While the cake cooks, make the lemon syrup. The mixture will take on … I never let myself run out of olive oil either! Put all the cake ingredients into the food processor and blitz for 2 minutes. Just the right amount of sweetness and perfect to pair with a cup of coffee! Spoon the mixture into the tin and level the top (step 2). Mix briefly until smooth before stirring in the yoghurt. the lemon syrup, This cake looks great! Thanks! Add this mixture to the bowl containing the flour and mix until smooth. Lightly butter a loaf tin and line it with parchment paper. In a small bowl, stir together the lemon juice and remaining caster sugar. 200g / 7oz Self raising flour, If using plain or all purpose flour add extra 2tsp baking powder; 110g / 4oz Granulated sugar Heat over a medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the sugar has dissolved. If you want to make it advance then it freezes well too. I don't like lots of icing so I love drizzle cakes. I love your idea with olive oil, this is a recipe I’m excited to make! A super easy, no mixer, lemon loaf cake made with olive oil. In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat together butter and half of the sugar (225 grams/1 cup plus 2 … I'll have to try some cold pressed rapeseed oil - It would be lovely in a cake like this! caster sugar for The cake looks perfect, moist and flavorful. Spoon over the rest in the same way, brushing the edges and sides of the cake too with the last of the syrup. Sift flour, baking powder and salt into a bowl and set to the side. Thanks Pam! Me too! Beat together the eggs, flour, caster sugar, butter, baking powder … Why not try a Tarta de Santiago, but without almond essence (we don’t have almond essence in Spain). In a large bowl, whisk together olive oil, sugar, maple syrup, eggs, vanilla, 1 teaspoon lemon zest and 1 tablespoon lemon juice until smooth. I was just thinking of making something lemony next weekend for family dinner. I hope you enjoy the recipe, and please let me know if you have any questions. I love plain and simple desserts like this! I've never made an olive oil cake before, but this recipe looks incredible. And I also love to use olive oil in cakes, it gives them such a wonderful flavour. I made a cake almost identical to this except I put icing on it! For the cake, put the flour, baking powder, ground almonds and polenta in a large mixing bowl. I love baking with olive oil! In large bowl, mix granulated sugar and eggs with mixer on low speed until blended. I'll definitely use it now x, It's definitely worth trying. granulated sugar. Thanks Natalie! A throw together type of cake -my favourite kind- with a delicious lemony drizzle glaze. I need to try this. In a large bowl, beat together the oil, caster sugar, and eggs with a wooden spoon until smooth. I adore lemon cake. Oooh I love that you used olive oil in this! a smooth, syrupy Would love to try it with the drizzle!! and easy to make. Orange buttermilk cake with cream cheese marmalade icing. It’s a really traditional form of cake, with cheap ingredients and a simple method. If it's one thing this kitchen NEVER runs out of is olive oil. Angela Nilsen gives one of our site's most popular cakes the ultimate healthy makeover by reducing fat. I think the olive oil goes so well with lemon and was great in this cake. Bake for 40 mins or until a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean. Let me know in the comments. Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan) mark 4. Exactly! They go so well with lemon, don't they? Loving the texture of this - wishing I had a slice right now! The rest were from the supermarket! Oh Lemon Drizzle! I'm sure you'd love it! The children are a little bit spoilt though and if I haven't made anything for a week they start to complain! It's quicker than frosting and I bet it infuses the cake with an awesome flavour!