Lemon-and-olive-oil-cake_550x358
Lemon-and-olive-oil-cake_550x358

LEMON AND OLIVE OIL CAKE

  

July 17, 2015

Ingredients

Serves 12

4 eggs

2 ½ cups sugar

1 ½ cups Bertolli Gentile Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 ½ cups milk

2 ¼ cups self raising flour

Zest of 4 lemons

Pinch of salt

For the icing:

185g pure icing sugar, sifted

60g butter

1tsp lemon rind

2 tsp lemon juice

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 180c

2. Beat the eggs and the sugar until creamy, add in the oil and continue to beat until pale and thickened. Add in the milk and the lemon zest and then stir through the flour.

3. Pour the mixture into a greased and lined 24cm spring form tin and bake for 40 minutes until a skewer comes out clean.

4. For the icing whip all the ingredients together until smooth. Allow the cake to cool before spreading over the icing.

5. Serve on its own or with cream.

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