Lemon Olive Oil Cake with Sweet Lemon Icing

Lemon Olive Oil Cake 4

I have a calendar hanging on my refrigerator featuring this cake and its recipe for the month of April.  I only lasted about a week before caving in and deciding to make one for myself.  I’m so glad I did!  I had never tried a cake with a savory ingredient like olive oil before and was worried about it overwhelming the cake.  I was pleasantly surprised to find that the olive oil offers just enough flavor and is perfectly balanced by the sweetness and tanginess of the lemon.

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