Persian Lime Olive Oil Cake

November 25, 2020

Serves 8
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hours, 15 minutes
Meal Type Dessert



  • 1 cup whole milk Greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup Persian Lime Olive Oil
  • 1 cup super-fine sugar
  • 1 Zest lime
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 Large eggs
  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


This olive oil cake will be your next big hit at a party!


Step 1
Lightly coat a 9" round cake pan with olive oil. Line the pan with a wax paper circle cut to size and set aside.

Step 2
Mix the yogurt, olive oil, sugar, lime zest, lime juice, and eggs in a large mixing bowl until thoroughly combined.

Step 3
Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Gently stir into the above batter until just blended.

Step 4
Pour batter into the prepared pan and bake in preheated oven at 350°F for 45 minutes or until lightly brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes and remove from pan onto a rack.

Step 5
While still warm finish top with either of these options:
1) Combine 1 Tablespoon lime zest with 2 Tablespoons Sugar in the Raw and sprinkle over the top.
2) Brush the top with Key Lime Jalapeno Balsamic Vinegar for a slight kick, then sprinkle sugar/zest mixture over the top.

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