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Orange Cranberry Olive Oil Cake


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Serves 7-10 | Prep Time 10 mins | Cook Time 40 mins

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Ingredients You'll Need

For the Cake:
3 cups plus 2 tbsp; all purpose flour 360g and 16g for coating
1 tbsp baking powder 12g
1/2 tsp salt 2-3g
1 1/2 cups sugar 300g
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup sour cream
5 eggs
1 cup pecans crushed (1 tbsp flour to coat)
1 cup dried cranberries 1 tbsp flour to coat
1 orange zested and juiced 3/4 cup fresh orange juice
zest of a lemon

For the Glaze:
1 cup confectioners sugar
1 lemon juiced, 1-2 tbsp


Directions

For the Cake:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Toast pecans and crush them up. Measure out 1 cup or 1 1/2 cups depending on preference. Coat with 1 tbsp flour. Set aside.

Put dried cranberries in a bowl. Coat with flour. Set aside.

Sift flour, baking powder and salt. Give it a whisk and set aside.

In a stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment add in 1 1/2 cups sugar and eggs.

Add in the zest of an orange. A bit of lemon zest is nice too but optional.

Mix on high for about 8 minutes or until thickened.

In a large bowl add the fresh orange juice, olive oil, and orange blossom water if using.

Add sour cream to your stand mixer and mix to incorporated.

While mixer is running on low, slowly pour in olive oil mixture.

Now add the flour mixture. Mix until combined. Turn off mixer and remove whisk attachment.

To have a beautiful edge, reserve some batter before adding nuts to pour it into the pan first.

Add orange blossom water, toasted pecans and dried cranberries.

Spray or butter and flour your pan. Pour reserved batter in pan first. Spread the batter around into the crevasse of the pan to make sure it is well coated.

Now fold batter with nuts once more and pour into your pan. Fill up about 2/3 of the way to leave room for rising.

Bake for about 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Let cool then remove from pan.


For the Glaze:
Add confectioners sugar and some juice from the lemon.

Add some more confectioners sugar or juice until desired consistency is reached.


For Assembling:
Pour lemon glaze on top of the bundt cake and enjoy!


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