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Olive Oil Cake Recipe

| 1/10/2014 11:02:00 AM

Olive Oil Cake Recipe

Use a mild-flavored olive oil. If your semolina (ground durum wheat) is coarse, run it through a food processor. Yield: One 10-inch Bundt cake.Olive Oil Cake Recipe


1/2 cup pine nuts
3 eggs, separated, at room temperature
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
Zest of 1 lemon
1 cup whole-wheat flour
1/2 cup finely ground semolina flour
1 1⁄2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp plus a pinch of salt
1/2 cup olive oil, plus extra for greasing pan
1/2 cup plus 6 tbsp granulated sugar
2/3 cup ricotta cheese
1/2 tsp cream of tartar 

For the glaze:

2 tbsp limoncello or lemon juice
2/3 cup confectioners’ sugar 


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