Although not significantly lower in calories than regular cakes, olive oil cakes are healthier. And using olive oil in cakes adds a richness without an overpowering taste and it means that people with a non- or restricted-dairy diet can also enjoy them. If you never tried an olive oil cake, maybe these recipes will tempt you.
1. Greek Yogurt Lime Olive Oil Cake
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Olive oil cakes that contain natural yogurt too give you an extra healthy boost! And the lime gives a yummy zesty flavor.
2. Lemon Olive Oil Cake
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And if you don't fancy lime, there's always lemon.
3. Gluten Free and Dairy Free Chocolate Olive Oil Cake
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This may seem like an odd combination, but trust me - the olive oil adds a special richness to this decadent chocolate cake.
4. Chocolate-Cinnamon Pear Loaf Cake
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Isn't it impressive when you cut into it?
5. Lemon Lavender Olive Oil Cake
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I personally am not fond of the taste of lavender, but if you like it ...
6. Pistachio Olive Oil Cake
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An olive oil cake made without refined sugar.
7. Italian Lemon, Olive Oil & Ricotta Cake with Lemon Glaze
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Ricotta does something very good to baked goods.
8. Orange and Ginger Pound Cake
Made with yogurt and olive oil in lieu of butter, this fragrant pound cake is on the light side
9. Olive Oil & Dark Cocoa Brownies
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Will these taste as good as regular brownies? You'll have to try them and see.
10. Rosemary & Olive Oil Bundt Cake
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An interesting savory version.
11. Upside down Plum and Olive Oil Cake
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Upside down plum and olive oil cake works for both breakfast and dessert, right? And on the same day - yes?
12. Pistachio Olive Oil Cake with Fig Compote Filling and Cream Cheese Frosting
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Oh yum yum in your tum.
13. Olive Oil Carrot Cake Bread
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All the goodness of carrots.
14. Chocolate Rosemary Olive Oil Cake
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Have you ever tried chocolate with rosemary?
15. Greek Yogurt & Olive Oil Orange Poppy Seed Pound Cake
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This sweet, moist, and healthy cake is made with protein packed Greek yogurt and is bursting with orange flavor.
16. Grapefruit, Honey Cake
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Moist and - erm - refreshing - if you can call a cake refreshing.
17. Greek Yoghurt Olive Oil Cake with Orange Blossom Glaze
The glaze makes all the difference.
18. Salted Olive Oil Brownies
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A decadent, sweet and salty treat. They're some of the best brownies you'll ever taste
19. Lemon Cornmeal Olive Oil Cake
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You'll see lots of lemon olive oil cakes but this has the distinctive Italian touch that will conjure up sunny days along the Amalfi coastline.
20. Lemon Poppyseed Olive Oil Cake with Almond Glaze
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Lemon and almond is a great combination.
21. Chocolate Olive Oil Cake
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You've already seen a chocolate olive oil cake but that didn't have mascarpone frosting or mocha glaze.
22. Fig Olive Oil Cake
Via Fig Olive Oil Cake
I'm a sucker for figs!
23. Miniature Lemon, Almond and Rosemary Olive Oil Cakes with a Hint of Cointreau
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Who wouldn't be impressed by being served these?
24. Olive Oil Cake with Red Grapes
Traditionally made to celebrate the beginning of the fruit harvest - but you can make it anytime.
25. Avocado Ricotta Olive Oil Cake with Dark Chocolate Chunks
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It's always such a treat to bite down on chocolate chunks.
26. Orange-Scented Olive Oil Cake
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A heady mixture of olive oil and preserved oranges flavors this moist, dense Sicilian dessert. .
27. Local Milk Herbes De Provence & Rose Olive Oil Cake
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Love this if you love fragrant cakes.
28. Orange & Cardamom Spiced Honey'd Fig Olive Oil Tea Cake
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Deserving of a break with your favorite beverage.
29. Apple and Olive Oil Cake with Maple Icing
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This recipe is from Yotam Ottolenghi who has become one of my favorite chefs lately.
30. Vegan Pistachio Olive Oil Cake
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Vegans can enjoy olive oil cakes too.
31. Strawberry Almond Olive Oil Cake
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I think this would work better with raspberries actually.
32. Butternut Squash Olive Oil Cake with Clementine Glaze
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Get a real hit of vitamins with this one.
33. Almond Olive Oil Cake with Brown Butter Glaze
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I find this a bit weird really - make a cake without butter but then use butter in the glaze? hmm ...
34. Gluten-Free Grapefruit and Orange Olive Oil Cake
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This moist cake soaked with citrus-infused syrup gets its nutty flavor and hearty texture from a blend of almond flour and coarsely ground yellow cornmeal.
35. Portuguese Clementine-Olive Oil Cake with Marmalade Drizzle
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An orangey cake is a great way to banish winter blues.
36. Cranberry Olive Oil Cake
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Don't save this cake for Thanksgiving or Christmas. Eat it any time of year.
36. Candied Blood Orange Olive Oil Cake with Roasted Pistachios
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This olive oil and orange cake is packed with omega-3s and vitamin C.
Are you ready to give olive oil cakes a go?