Rosemary Olive Oil and Blood Orange Cake

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This Rosemary Olive Oil and Blood Orange Cake is unbelievably moist, with a distinct herbal flavor, and a wonderful texture.

Rosemary Olive Oil and Blood Orange Cake

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If you plan to turn this cake out of the pan(s) you may want to line the bottom with greased parchment.

Rosemary Olive Oil and Blood Orange Cake

Ingredients

  • 4 large eggs (at room temperature)
  • 2 ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 ½ cup olive oil
  • 3 blood oranges (zest and juice, divided)
  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking poiwder
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • 1 ½ cup milk
  • 2 ½ tablespoon minced fresh rosemary leaves

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and grease ½ sheet cake or two 9-inch cake pans.

Mix the eggs, sugar, and oil together in a large bowl. Add the orange zest and juice and stir to combine.

In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Add to the egg mixture, alternating with the milk, in 3 additions, mixing after each addition.

Add the rosemary and mix. Pour into the prepared pan(s) and bake 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Cool on a rack in the pan(s). Slice and serve.