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Cake Aux Olives Vertes – Green Olive Cake

It is time for the olive harvest in Provence, where most of the fruit gets turned into health healthy oil. However, some is left whole for snacking with a glass of local rosé. Here, is a savoury recipe, a quick bread made with olives.

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Cake Aux Olives Vertes - Green Olive Cake
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This is an easy quick bread blending savoury ingredients. It can be served as an appetizer or a light lunch with a green salad. The ingredients can be changed to suit the season and/or your tastes.
Servings Prep Time
6 people 10 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 people 10 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
Green Olive Cake #Olives #QuickBread @PerfectlyProvence
Cake Aux Olives Vertes - Green Olive Cake
Print Recipe
This is an easy quick bread blending savoury ingredients. It can be served as an appetizer or a light lunch with a green salad. The ingredients can be changed to suit the season and/or your tastes.
Servings Prep Time
6 people 10 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 people 10 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 350F (180C)
  2. Butter and lightly flour a loaf pan
  3. In a bowl mix together the flour, baking powder and baking soda
  4. Add the eggs and mix until well blended and no flour remains
  5. Add the muscat and olive oil, mix well
  6. Add the olives, smoked duck and cheese, mix until well blended. The batter will be relatively thick.
  7. Pour the batter into the loaf pan and bake for 45 minutes, until brown on top and a tester knife comes out clean
  8. Remove the bread from the pan and cool on a rack or on one side of the loaf

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Carolyne Kauser-Abbott

With her camera and laptop close at hand, Carolyne has traded in her business suits for the world of freelance writing and blogging. Her first airplane ride was at six-months old, her introduction to the exciting world of travel.

While in Provence, Carolyne can be found hiking with friends, riding the hills around the Alpilles or tackling Mont Ventoux. Her attachment to the region resonates in Perfectly Provence this digital magazine that she launched in 2014. This website is an opportunity to explore the best of the Mediterranean lifestyle (food & wine, places to stay, expat stories, books on the region, travel tips, real estate tips and more), through our contributors' articles.

Carolyne writes a food and travel blog Ginger and Nutmeg. Carolyne’s freelance articles can be found in Global Living Magazine, Avenue Magazine and City Palate (Published Travel Articles).

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