Rosemary Almond Cake with Olive Oil and Orange Zest Recipe


  • One 9” spring form cake pan, well oiled with extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 eggs
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1⁄2 cup raw honey — less if not using raw
  • 4 cups almond meal, or finely ground blanched almonds
  • 1⁄2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1⁄2 cup 2% Greek yogurt
  • Zest of two (blood) oranges, chopped
  • 1 heaping Tbsp chopped fresh rosemary


Preheat oven to 350 F. Beat eggs with a pinch of salt for 3 minutes. Add honey to eggs and beat for another three minutes. Fold in almond meal. Fold in olive oil, yogurt, orange zest and rosemary. Pour into pan and bake for 30­-33 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Let rest on a rack and then carefully remove from cake pan, using a knife to peel away 
bottom. Eat warm or save by covering with foil. It will stay moist for several days. Enjoy!

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