Mandarin Orange Olive Oil Cake
adapted from Melissa d'Arabian and The Food Network
Makes about 8 servings
Butter, for greasing the pan
1 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup olive oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
Zest from 1 mandarin orange
Juice from 3 mandarin oranges
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
Confectioners' sugar for dusting
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 10 inch baking pan.
Using your stand mixer, cream butter and sugar in a mixing bowl.
Drizzle the olive oil and vanilla and mix until smooth.
Add the mandarin juice and zest and mix until incorporated.
Sift together the remaining dry ingredients and slowly add them to the wet ingredients until just incorporated.
Pour into prepared bake pan and bake for 25 minutes.
Let cool for 25 minutes and sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving.
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