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20 Lovely Olive Oil Cake Recipes

With a nutty, moist crumb, olive oil cakes are among my very favorite kinds of cakes to bake. One of the easiest recipes you can make from scratch, olive oil cakes are always distinct, flavorful, and light. They meld beautifully with citrus and tangy ingredients like yogurt and cranberries. Head below for 20 of our very favorite olive oil cake recipes.

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    20 Lovely Olive Oil Cake Recipes

    Incredibly simple and big on flavor, these olive oil cake recipes are perfect for last minute parties or an easy family dessert.

  • Grapefruit Yogurt Cake 2 of 21
    Grapefruit Yogurt Cake

    This incredible grapefruit yogurt cake is made with wholesome olive oil and topped with a tangy, sweet glaze perfect for last minute parties!

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Cat Cora’s Almond Cake with Olive Oil 3 of 21
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    Nutty, fragrant almonds make this tasty dessert from Cat Cora a standout!

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Macki West

  • 2-Minute Brownie Fudge Cake 4 of 21
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    Yep! In just 2 minutes you can have a bite of this gooey chocolate brownie fudge cake made with all the goodness of olive oil.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal

  • Quinoa Pear Muffins 5 of 21
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    A little bit of quinoa flour adds wonderful texture to these pear studded olive oil muffins.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Ginger Orange Olive Oil Muffins 6 of 21
    Ginger Orange Olive Oil Muffins

    Warming ginger adds a hint of spice to these delicious olive oil muffins.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Chocolate Zucchini Muffins 7 of 21
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    Yum! These chocolate zucchini muffins have a wonderful crumb and just a hint of rich chocolate.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Clementine Olive Oil Cake 8 of 21
    Clementine Olive Oil Cake

    Imbued with the sweet flavor of fresh clementines, this simple olive oil cake is divine.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Lemon Olive Oil Yogurt Loaf 9 of 21
    Lemon Olive Oil Yogurt Loaf

    This loaf cake with lemon and yogurt is incredibly moist and fragrant.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Angie McGowan

  • Simple Lemon Yogurt Olive Oil Cake 10 of 21
    Simple Lemon Yogurt Olive Oil Cake

    This incredibly simple lemon yogurt cake is one of my favorite easy cake recipes. (I even make it in my toaster oven.)

    Brooklyn Supper has the recipe

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Lemony Olive Oil Cake with Grapes 11 of 21
    Lemony Olive Oil Cake with Grapes

    Grapes add bursts of sweet flavor and lovely texture to this classic lemony olive oil cake.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Cranberry Orange Olive Oil Muffins 12 of 21
    Cranberry Orange Olive Muffins

    Cranberries and oranges go together beautifully in these tasty muffins.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Pumpkin Muffins 13 of 21
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    Pumpkin isn't just for fall! Combining delicious olive oil and the natural sweetness of pumpkin, these scrumptious muffins have lots of flavor!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooke McLay

  • Sugar-Free Honey Lemon Cake 14 of 21
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    If cutting out processed sugar is a priority for your family, then you're going to love this honey-infused lemon cake. Loaded with lemon zest, olive oil, and yogurt, this cake is just the thing for a celebratory weekend brunch.
    Donuts, Dresses, and Dirt has the recipe
    Image: Donuts, Dresses, and Dirt

  • Whole Wheat and Olive Oil Berry Scones 15 of 21
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    Scones are usually thought to be brimming with butter, but these berry-studded scones make wonderful use of nutty olive oil instead!

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal

     

  • Gluten-Free Meyer Lemon Loaf Cake 16 of 21
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    Even those of us who are eating gluten-free can have a light, lemony Meyer lemon loaf cake with a mix of rice flour and almond meal.
    Cooking on the Weekends has the recipe
    Image: Cooking on the Weekends

  • Orange Ricotta Olive Oil Muffins 17 of 21
    20 Lovely Olive Oil Cake Recipes

    These fantastically zesty orange and ricotta muffins are glazed with an irresistible rosemary-orange glaze.
    Kitchen Treaty has the recipe
    Image: Kitchen Treaty

  • Blood Orange Jalapeno Olive Oil Cake 18 of 21
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    Get something unique going in your kitchen this weekend with this surprisingly delicious and zesty blood orange and jalapeno cake!
    Kitchen Tested has the recipe
    Image: Kitchen Tested

  • Cranberry Pecan Olive Oil Bread 19 of 21
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    If you still have some leftover cranberries kicking around your freezer, this is the recipe for you! Nutty, tangy, and just plain delicious, these quick breads are sure to brighten the bleakest of winter days.
    Rhubarb and Honey has the recipe
    Image: Rhubarb and Honey

  • Blueberry Cornmeal Upside Down Babycakes 20 of 21
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    Bake up something special this weekend with these zesty blueberry-topped olive oil corn cakes.
    The Crumb Blog has the recipe
    Image: The Crumb Blog

  • Sicilian Sunrise Cakes 21 of 21
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    Start your day right with one of these incredible cornmeal and olive oil sunrise cakes!
    An Edible Mosaic has the recipe
    Image: An Edible Mosaic

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