Citrus-Olive Oil Cake


Citrus-Olive Oil Cake

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    Olive oil cake gets a citrusy pick-me-up with fresh lemon and orange zest and juice. 

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 16
    Citrus-Olive Oil Cake
    2 c. Hy-Vee all-purpose flour
    ½ c. almond flour
    1 ½ c. Hy-Vee granulated sugar
    2 tsp. Hy-Vee baking powder
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee salt
    1 lemon, zested and juiced
    1 orange, zested and juiced
    3 Hy-Vee large eggs
    ½ c. Hy-Vee 2% milk
    ½ c. Gustare Vita olive oil
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee almond extract
    1 tsp. Hy-Vee vanilla extract
    Lemon Glaze
    1 c. Hy-Vee powdered sugar
    1 tsp. lemon zest
    2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
    1 to 2 tbsp. water
    Lemons, sliced, for garnish
    Oranges, sliced, for garnish

    Things To Grab

    • 10-cup Bundt pan
    • Hy-Vee nonstick baking spray
    • Large bowl
    • Medium bowl
    • Spatula
    • Wooden toothpick
    • Wire cooling rack
    • Small bowl
    • Whisk


    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 10-cup Bundt pan with Hy-Vee nonstick baking spray; set aside.

    2. In a large bowl, mix together all-purpose flour, almond flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and lemon and orange zest; set aside.

    3. In a medium bowl, mix together lemon and orange juices, eggs, milk, olive oil, and almond and vanilla extracts.

    4. Create a well in the flour mixture and add the milk mixture all at once. Stir, using a spatula, until combined.

    5. Pour batter into prepared Bundt pan and bake 40 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Remove cake from oven and cool on a wire cooling rack for 10 minutes. Run a knife around the edges of the pan and flip onto wire cooling rack. Cool completely.

    6. In a small bowl, combine powdered sugar, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Whisk in 1 to 2 tablespoons water or until desired consistency is reached. Drizzle over cake and garnish with additional slices of fresh lemons and oranges, if desired. Serve immediately or store in an air-tight container for up to 3 days.

    Nutrition facts


    240 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 9g
    • Cholesterol: 35mg
    • Sodium: 150mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 35g
    • Protein: 4g

    Daily Values

    Iron 6%
    Calcium 4%
    Vitamin D 0%
    Potassium 2%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Test Kitchen