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Healthy Olive Oil Cake

This healthy olive oil cake makes use of limes, yoghurt and olive oil. It's fresh, light and will definitely bring a smile to your face.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Modern Australian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 slices
Calories 332kcal
Author Peter G

Ingredients

Wet Ingredients

  • 1 cup Greek yoghurt
  • cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 2 eggs

Dry Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ cup flour plain, sifted
  • 1 cup sugar caster or superfine
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 lime zested

Topping

  • 2 tbsp sugar caster or superfine
  • 1 lime zested

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 180 deg C and grease a 22cm baking tin - I used olive oil spray
  • In a large bowl mix the yoghurt, olive oil, juice and eggs until well combined.
  • In another bowl combine the flour, suagr, baking powder, salt and lime zest.
  • Pour the lime mixture into the flour mixture. Using a wooden spoon mix until well combined. Do not overwork the batter.
  • Pour the cake batter into the baking tin and cook for 45-50 mins. The cake is cooked whern it is browned on top and a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool in the tin for 5 mins before removing. Once cooled completely sprinkle with optional topping. Serve with Greek yoghurt.

Nutrition

Serving: 1slice | Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g