How to make Orange and Olive Oil Cake -

In this orange flavoured cake olive oil replaces butter.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Oranges (संतरे), Orange juice (ऑरेन्ज जूस / संतरे का रस)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

Orange and Olive Oil Cake

Orange and Olive Oil Cake Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 2-2.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Orange and Olive Oil Cake Recipe

  • Oranges 3

  • Orange juice 1/4 cup

  • Extra virgin olive oil 2/3 cup

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 cups + for dusting

  • Butter for greasing

  • Buttermilk 1/2 cup

  • Lemon juice 2 teaspoons

  • Sugar 1 cup

  • Eggs 3

  • Salt a pinch

  • Baking soda 1/4 teaspoon

  • Baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat buttermilk in a non-stick pan till just warm. Add lemon juice and set aside for ten minutes. Stir well.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease an 8 inch round cake tin with some butter and dust with some flour.

Step 3

Grate the peel of the oranges into a bowl. Add sugar and mix well. Add the orange juice, buttermilk, eggs and olive oil and beat well.

Step 4

Add the flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder and beat till a smooth batter is formed.

Step 5

Pour the batter into the prepared tin, place the tin in the preheated oven and bake for forty-five to fifty minutes. Remove from oven and cool.

Step 6

Remove from the tin, cut into wedges and serve.

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