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Olive Oil Cake for One Person

June 8, 2024

Here is my creation of a single serving of the best olive oil cake you will have + it’s so easy to make!! I promise.

Prep Time:10 minutes

Cook Time:30-45 minutes

Total Time:55 minutes

Ingredients for cake:
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons sour cream or yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/3 teaspoon lemon zest (citrus of choice)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (citrus of choice)
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch of salt


Step 1
How to start

Preheat the oven to 350F (176C)

Step 2

In a bowl mix together the olive oil, egg yolk, sugar, sour cream, milk and lemon zest and juice until smooth. 

Step 3

Start adding the flour slowly while mixing 

Step 4

Add baking powder + salt and mix until combined. 

Step 5

Now that you have a full batter, scoop it into your oiled pan.

Step 6

& bake in the oven for about 30-45 minutes.

Step 7

Take out of the oven and sprinkle powdered sugar and drizzle olive oil (optional). & Enjoy :) 



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Dana Hasson

Meet Dana Hasson

Dana Hasson is an entrepreneur, content creator, and self-taught baker based in the heart of New York City. As an influential tastemaker and brand builder, Dana has fostered a community united by a shared passion for desserts and the pursuit of everyday glamour.

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