Olive Oil Pound Cake

Olive Oil Pound Cake

A subtly sweet pound cake with olive oil. It's rich from the walnuts and rum raisins.

Ingredients: 1 pound cake mold

Cake flour
100 g
Baking powder
1 teaspoon
50 g
Olive oil
40 g
Lemon juice
1 tablespoon
Rum raisin
90 g
20 g


1. Mix the egg and sugar until pale and thick.
2. Add the olive oil and lemon juice and mix.
3. Sift in the flour and baking powder. Fold these dry ingredients into the batter with a rubber spatula.
4. Roughly chop the walnuts and add the walnuts and rum raisins to the batter. Mix together.
5. Pour the batter into the pan and bake in an oven heated to 180℃ for 30 minutes.
6. This is what the slices would look like.

Story Behind this Recipe

I made this pound cake because I wanted to make a healthier version by substituting olive oil for butter.

The lemon juice removes the scent of the olive oil.