Lime Olive Oil Cake

Lizzy Briskin

by | Updated: April 19th, 2024

Unlock the secret to crafting an exceptionally moist and citrusy olive oil cake with the magic of premium extra-virgin olive oil. Its delicate richness and fruity undertones elevate this recipe to new heights. Embrace the delightful twist of lime in this traditionally lemon-centric treat. Whip up this tantalizingly tender creation to celebrate the arrival of spring!

Lime Olive Oil Cake Garnished with Lime Zest & Powdered Sugar on White Serving Plate

Lime Olive Oil Cake Garnished with Lime Zest & Powdered Sugar on White Serving Plate
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Lime Olive Oil Cake

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 10
Calories 339 kcal
Author Lizzy Briskin


Optional garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat 9-inch round cake pan with olive oil. Line bottom with parchment paper cut to fit and coated with olive oil. Sprinkle bottom and sides of the pan with sugar.
  2. In large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Make a well in center of dry ingredients and add olive oil, eggs, lime juice and zest. Combine well.
  3. Pour batter into pan and bake 35 to 40 minutes, until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  4. Cool 10 minutes in pan, then transfer to wire rack to cool completely.
  5. Garnish with lime zest and powdered sugar, if desired.

Recipe Notes

Make this cake with great ingredients from Vitacost!

Nutrition Facts
Lime Olive Oil Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 339 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Trans Fat 0.01g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 16g
Cholesterol 49mg16%
Sodium 106mg4%
Potassium 70mg2%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 77IU2%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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