Olive Oil, Saffron, and Cardamom Tea Cake
From Alice Medrich, Best
of the Best Vol. 11
Sprinkle saffron over milk and let stand 15 minutes
Beat util well blended. Add
Beat until pale yellow.
- 1 c granulated sugar
- 1/2 c extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 t vanilla extract
- 3/4 t ground cardamom
- 1/8 t salt
Alternate milk and dry ingredients until just mixed.
- 1 1/2 c all-purpose flour
- 1 t baking powder
8" cake pan, buttered and dusted with flour. Pour batter in and
bake for 50 min at 350 F (until top is golden and tester comes out
clean). Let rest 15 minutes, remove from pan. Dust with confectioners'
sugar. Keeps well, if you can keep from eating it!
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