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Apple-Spice, Oive Oil Bundt Cake

I’ve convinced myself that this cake is practically healthy… with the emphasis on practically. I mean there is olive oil instead of butter and apples. Indulge and enjoy

Apple-Spice, Oive Oil Bundt Cake

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By Mrs. Kossenfloffer Serves: 8-10
Prep Time: 30 minutes Cooking Time: 50-60 minutes

This cake was a huge hit. Seriously, everyone loved it. I'm super proud of this recipe...which is also great for breakfast.


  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 5 large eggs
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2-3 Granny Smith apples, cored, peeled and diced into 1/4” cubes
  • For the Glaze
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon apple juice



Preheat oven to 350.


Grease a bundt pan.


Sift the flour, salt, baking powder and all of the spices together and set aside.


In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, place the sugar, eggs and zest and whisk until thick and pale.


Add the lemon juice and olive oil until combined.


Add the flour mixture and mix until just combined. Do not overmix.


Stir in the apples.


Pour batter into the bundt pan and bake for 50-60 minutes until a cake tester comes out clean.


Place on cooling rack and let cool for 5 minutes. Then turn out onto rack to finish cooling.


For the glaze:


Whisk the juices and sugar together. Drizzle onto the cooled cake.

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