Skillet Lemon Olive Oil Cake

Skillet Lemon Olive Oil Cake

Light and simple is the name of the game when it comes to spring desserts that shine. This gluten-free Skillet Lemon Olive Oil Cake Recipe is the perfect sweet treat for all the celebrations this spring season may hold.

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Skillet Lemon Olive Oil Cake
Skillet Lemon Olive Oil Cake
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 576 kcal
Author: Hallie Klecker
Ingredients
Skillet Lemon Olive Oil Cake
  • Coconut oil or butter - for greasing the pan
  • 2 cups gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup blanched almond flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
  • 2 large eggs - lightly beaten
  • cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup plus 2 tablespoons milk or non-dairy milk
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ½ cup sliced almonds
  • 1 tablespoon raw sugar
  • Basil Whipped Cream - optional (for serving)
Basil Whipped Cream
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, chilled
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped basil
Instructions
Skillet Lemon Olive Oil Cake
  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Grease a 10-inch cast iron skillet with coconut oil or butter.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, almond flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, olive oil, milk, lemon juice, and vanilla. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and stir to combine thoroughly. Transfer to the greased pan. Sprinkle with almonds and raw sugar.
  3. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Cool completely before serving. Serve with Basil Whipped Cream, if desired.
Basil Whipped Cream
  1. Whip the cream on high speed with the whisk attachment of an electric mixer until it starts to stiffen. Add the sugar and continue to beat on high just until stiff peaks form. Fold in the basil very gently. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Skillet Lemon Olive Oil Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 576 Calories from Fat 342
% Daily Value*
Fat 38g58%
Saturated Fat 10g50%
Cholesterol 83mg28%
Sodium 87mg4%
Potassium 105mg3%
Carbohydrates 54g18%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 30g33%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 550IU11%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 125mg13%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Skillet Lemon Olive Oil Cake

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