Maialino's Olive Oil Cake

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recipe by Food52 www.food52.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 45mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    8
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    742
based on 4 ratings

Olive oil cake at its best has a crackling crust and an aromatic oil-rich middle. This one from Maialino Restaurant in New York City is perfect!

recipe updated Oct 20, 2018

Ingredients

  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    259g
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    357g
  • Kosher salt icon
    Kosher salt
    4g
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda
    2g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    2g
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    150g
  • Milk icon
    Milk
    300ml
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    319ml
  • Orange icon
    Orange
    200g
  • Orange juice icon
    Orange juice
    60ml
  • Grand marnier icon
    Grand marnier
    60ml

Tools

  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Round pan - 9 x 2"

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat
  2. Grease a round pan
  3. Line with parchment paper
  4. Get a clean medium bowl
  5. Add all purpose flour
  6. Add granulated sugar
  7. Add kosher salt
  8. Add baking soda
  9. Add baking powder
  10. Whisk briefly then set aside
  11. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  12. Add egg
  13. Add milk
  14. Add extra virgin olive oil
  15. Add zest of orange
  16. Add orange juice
  17. Add grand marnier
  18. Whisk until combined
  19. Transfer dry ingredients to batter
  20. Whisk carefully until just combined
  21. Pour batter into round pan
  22. Bake for 1h until skewer tests clean
  23. Let cool for 30min
  24. Turn out on round wire rack until completely cool
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