Olive Oil Orange Cake

Imagine your favorite cake, but with an orange twist. The sweet taste is still there, and you get to reap the health benefits of using extra virgin olive oil too!

Prep Time:10 minutes

Cook Time:1 hour

Total Time:1 hour 10 minutes




1 2/3 cups flour

½ cup unsweetened dark cocoa powder

1 ¾ cup sugar

1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1 1/2 teaspoons espresso powder

1 ¼ cup whole milk

1 1/3 cup of Terra Delyssa® Extra Virgin Olive Oil

3 large eggs

1 1/2 tablespoons orange zest

¼ cup fresh orange juice


  1. Preheat oven to 350 and line and grease an 8×3 cake pan.
  2. Combine all dry ingredients except espresso powder in a large bowl.
  3. Dissolve espresso powder in milk. Combine espresso milk, olive oil, eggs, zest, and juice in a separate bowl.
  4. Add wet ingredients to dry and whisk until smooth. Pour batter into pan and bake for 1 hour or until cake tester comes out clean. Let cool in pan for half an hour before turning out onto cooling rack.
This recipe is adapted from Food52

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