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18 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 18 of our very favorite olive oil cake recipes.

CAT CORA’S ALMOND CAKE WITH OLIVE OIL

Image Source: Macki West
Image Source: Macki West

Nutty, fragrant almonds make this tasty dessert from Cat Cora a standout!

Babble Food has the recipe

2-MINUTE BROWNIE FUDGE CAKE

Image Source: Julie Van Rosendaal
Image Source: Julie Van Rosendaal

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

QUINOA PEAR MUFFINS

quinoa pear muffin
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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

GINGER ORANGE OLIVE OIL MUFFINS

Image Source: Brooklyn Supper
Image Source: Brooklyn Supper

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

Babble Food has the recipe

CHOCOLATE ZUCCHINI MUFFINS

Image Source: Brooklyn Supper
Image Source: Brooklyn Supper

Yum! These chocolate zucchini muffins have a wonderful crumb and just a hint of rich chocolate.
Babble Food has the recipe

LEMON OLIVE OIL YOGURT LOAF

Image Source: Angie McGowan
Image Source: Angie McGowan

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

Babble Food has the recipe

SIMPLE LEMON YOGURT OLIVE OIL CAKE

Image Source: Brooklyn Supper
Image Source: Brooklyn Supper

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

LEMONY OLIVE OIL CAKE WITH GRAPES

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

Babble Food has the recipe

CRANBERRY ORANGE OLIVE OIL MUFFINS

Image Source: Brooklyn Supper
Image Source: Brooklyn Supper

Cranberries and oranges go together beautifully in these tasty muffins.

Babble Food has the recipe

PUMPKIN MUFFINS

Image Source: Brooke McLay
Image Source: Brooke McLay

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

SUGAR-FREE HONEY LEMON CAKE

Image Source: Donuts, Dresses, and Dirt
Image Source: Donuts, Dresses, and Dirt

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

WHOLE WHEAT AND OLIVE OIL BERRY SCONES

Image Source: Julie Van Rosendaal
Image Source: Julie Van Rosendaal

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

GLUTEN-FREE MEYER LEMON LOAF CAKE

Image Source: Cooking on the Weekends
Image Source: Cooking on the Weekends

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

ORANGE RICOTTA OLIVE OIL MUFFINS

Image Source: Kitchen Treaty
Image Source: Kitchen Treaty

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

BLOOD ORANGE JALAPENO OLIVE OIL CAKE

Image Source: Kitchen Tested
Image Source: Kitchen Tested

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

CRANBERRY PECAN OLIVE OIL BREAD

Image Source: Rhubarb and Honey
Image Source: Rhubarb and Honey

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

BLUEBERRY CORNMEAL UPSIDE DOWN BABYCAKES

Bake up something special this weekend with these zesty blueberry-topped olive oil corn cakes.
The Crumb Blog has the recipe

SICILIAN SUNRISE CAKES

Image Source: An Edible Mosaic
Image Source: An Edible Mosaic

Start your day right with one of these incredible cornmeal and olive oil sunrise cakes!
An Edible Mosaic has the recipe

 

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