Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

Chocolate Olive Oil Cake


  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon Champagne white vinegar
  • ⅓ cup Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil 
  • 1 cup cold coffee (or water)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, cocoa powder, salt, and baking soda. Whisk to combine.
  3. Add vanilla, vinegar, oil, and water to the dry ingredients and stir using a spatula or whisk until ingredients are fully combined.
  4. Pour into a prepared (greased or parchment-lined) 8x8-inch pan and bake for 30-35 minutes. When an inserted toothpick is removed with a few crumbs (not clean!) the cake is done.

Sprinkle with powdered sugar and enjoy!

Original Recipe by iambaker

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