Recipes — cakes

Almond Cupcakes

Almond Cupcakes

serves 10 Ingredients  Olive oil or butter for greasing1/3 cup Santa Fe Olive Oil & Balsamic Company’s Olive Oil¼ cup plain yogurt2/3 cup milk¾ cup granulated sugar3 tablespoons almond extract½ cup ground almonds (almond meal)1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour1 ½ teaspoons baking powder½ teaspoon salt Icing 2 ounces white chocolate or milk chocolate ¾ cup confectioners’ sugar 1 ½ tablespoons milk toasted slivered almonds, to decorate Preparation Preheat the oven to 350 F. Lightly grease a cupcake pan or line with 10 paper liners 2) Place the oil, yogurt, milk, sugar, almond extract, and ground almonds in a large mixing bowl. Sift...

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Tropical Coffee Cake

Tropical Coffee Cake

The mango and coconut give this coffee cake a delicious island feel… If you can’t find mangoes, use nectarine or peaches. The yogurt and oil keep the cake moist. Fruity balsamic would make this even more tropically delightful. Preparation time will take 25 minutes, bake time will take 35 minutes and there will be 8 servings. Ingredients1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour1/2 sugar1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg1 beaten egg2/3 cup plain yogurt2 tablespoons Santa Fe Olive Oil & Balsamic’s Arbequina Olive Oil (or another varietal EVOO)1/2 teaspoon vanilla1 medium mango, peeled,seeded, and finely chopped (about 1...

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