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Olive Cake recipe @AvignonGourmetTours

Savoury Olive Cake

Today we’re sharing a delicious recipe made of Provençal ingredients that will be perfect for your aperitif and a glass of Rosé (or 2!).
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine French, Provencal
Servings 6 People


  • 100 g Nyons olives pitted
  • 150 g Plain Flour
  • 2 Free range eggs
  • 4 tbsp double cream
  • 4 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp chopped rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp chopped thyme
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder


  • Preheat your oven at 180°C
  • Grease the base and line a loaf pan
  • In a bowl, whisk the eggs with the salt, pepper and sugar until the volume doubles.
  • Add the thyme, rosemary, cream and oil. Use a sieve to add the flour and baking powder to the mixture.
  • Put in the oven and bake for about 40 minutes. To check if the cake is ready, insert a skewer in the center of the cake. It should come out clean.
  • Leave to rest for about 5 minutes in the tin before turning out on a wiring rack to cool.
Keyword Olives
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