Olive Oil Apple Cakes


2 cups flour

1 1⁄2 cups sugar

1⁄2 teaspoon baking powder

1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

1 1⁄3 cups oleiva traditional extra virgin olive oil

1 cup whole milk

3 eggs

1⁄2 cup pressed apple cider

1⁄4 cup orange juice

1 tablespoon orange zest

4 red apples, sliced


1. Preheat oven to 350° F.

2. Combine dry ingredients into a medium-sized bowl and set aside. In a separate bowl, add all wet ingredients and beat until smooth.

3. Add dry ingredients a quarter at a time; add orange zest and mix until smooth.

4. Pour batter into four mini lightly oiled baking pans or mini cast iron skillets. One large cake pan can also be used, though baking time may vary.

5. Arrange apple slices on top of each pan. Bake for about 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.

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