Chocolate Olive Oil Cake
Adpated from Nigella . com
150 ml regular (mild) olive oil
50 gram cocoa powder ( good quality & sifted)
125 ml boiling water
2 tsp vanilla extract
150 ground almond ( or 125g flour)
½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
200 g sugar
A 22 or 23 cm springform cake pan
1) Preheat oven to 170°C & grease springform cake pan with olive . Line the base with baking paper .
2) Add sifted cocoa powder in a jug & whisk in boiling water till smooth paste . Beat in vanilla extract till combine & set aside .
4) Using a mixer & beat vigorously sugar, olive oil & eggs for about 3 minutes till pale thicken cream . Turn the speed down a little & pour in cocoa mixture . Continue beating & add in the dry ingredients . mix till well combined . Pour in greased pan & bake 40 to 45 minutes till sides slightly coming away & the center is set . Topped with powdered sugar .
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