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Olive Oil Raspberry Cake (a Janelle Bloom recipe)



20 piece(s)

  • 500 grams Sugar (white or raw)
  • 4 Eggs, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or essence
  • 250 grams apple juice, or pear juice
  • 250 grams light EVOO
  • 470 grams plain four
  • 1 heaped teaspoon baking powder
  • 300 grams frozen raspberries (or fresh), or frozen blueberries
  • 6
    1h 10min
    Preparation 10min
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Recipe's preparation

  1. Set oven to 170c  NO FAN. Grease & line the base and sides of a deep tin about 30cm X 20cm.

    Make paper higher on the long sides to enable you to lift the cake out of the tin.

    I line my tin longways and crossways. (ie twice).

    Put sugar in bowl, process to fine castor sugar, 10sec Sp 9.

    Insert Butterfly and add eggs and Vanilla. - MC off Speed 4 until pale and thick. 5+mins

    Add oil and juice while running 10secs

    Add flour and baking powder 5secs speed3 - JUST TO COMBINE

    Pour two thirds into prepared tin, sprinkle with half frozen fruit, pour remaining mixture over and remainder of fruit on top.

    Bake 50 - 60 mins (check after 40) 

    Should be golden in colour and spring back slightly  when touched.

    Leave in tin for 10 mins before using baking paper to lift out.



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You can halve the sugar which changes the texture. 

Make sure the sugar is dissolved completely before adding the other ingredients

Makes a big cake which feeds an army (?).

Can also be made up as muffins.

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  • Just taken a different

    Submitted by Margaret A Williams on 6. April 2015 - 22:23.

    Just taken a different version of this great cake out of the oven Rosey. Used slices of apple as the fruit and therefore added cinnamon to the flour. Tastes good!

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  • I've been lucky enough to

    Submitted by Fiona Hoskin on 28. August 2012 - 20:41.

    I've been lucky enough to taste this twice now and it is delicious! So light and fluffy! Yum!

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  • Thanks Rosey for converting

    Submitted by Ros Teirney on 28. August 2012 - 18:25.

    Thanks Rosey for converting and sharing this yummy recipe.  tmrc_emoticons.)

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  • Yay! Thanks for posting this

    Submitted by Erica Noble on 28. August 2012 - 14:42.

    Yay! Thanks for posting this recipe, Rosey, I can't wait to make it. Super tasty. I've got some frozen blackberries in the freezer, might give them a go.

    Cooking 7

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