Apple -Pecan Olive Oil Cake

Doreen Fish


Awesome flavor in this cake!! Made it for the first time for a BBQ on Saturday and it was hit!!....great for those unable to have dairy as this cake is dairy free.
The apples I picked from my tree in the front yard....yummy!
This is a Chatelaine recipe...they have some of the best.


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
45 Min


  • 1 c
    ap unbleached flour
  • 1/2 c
    ww flour
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 large
  • 1 c
  • 2/3 c
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1 1/2 c
    peeled, grated apples, about 1 1/2 apples
  • 1
    firm red apple cut in half and thinly sliced
  • 15
    pecan halves

  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 2 tsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp

How to Make Apple -Pecan Olive Oil Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees
    Insert the base into a 9 inch springform pan lip side up...this actually makes it easier to get cake out.Spray with oil and line with parchment paper. set aside.
    Whisk together flours with cinnamon, baking soda, nutmeg and salt.Whisk egg with sugar and olive oil. Stir flour mixture into egg mixture. Stir in chopped pecans and grated apples.Scrape into pan and smooth out. Batter will be thick.
    Arrange sliced apples over top and arrange pecan halves in one layer in the centre of the cake.
    Mix together glaze ingredients and warm in microwave till sugar has melted. Brush half of glaze over apples and pecans saving half.
    Bake in oven for 45 mins. Remove from oven and brush with remaining glaze. Run a smooth edge knife around edge of pan and then remove ring.Let cool completely about 1 hour and serve with whipped cream. So delicious!!

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About Apple -Pecan Olive Oil Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Healthy

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