Olive Oil Recipes — how to

Geoff Crawford

Olive Oil Banana Cake

This recipe is my favourite - absolute simplicity, with minimum time, effort and dishes!  3 mashed very ripe bananas 3/4 cup raw sugar 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil (medium or delicate strength) 1/4 cup milk 1&1/2 cup self raising flour 1/2 tspn cinnamon 1/2 cup walnuts, roughly chopped Preheat oven to 180C.  Grease a loaf tin with olive oil.  Place all ingredients except walnuts into a large bowl and mix together until well combined. Spoon into the tin and top with walnuts.  Bake 40-45 mins, until golden brown and pulls away from the sides of the tin. Cool for 5 minutes...

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Geoff Crawford

Olive Oil Brownies

125g bittersweet chocolate (at least 70% cacao) chopped or broken up 1/3 cup exta virgin olive oil 2 large eggs at room temperature 3/4  cup white sugar 1 tspn vanilla extract 1/4 tspn sea salt 1/2 cup plain flour (or rice flour for gluten free brownies) 2/3 cup roasted almonds, coarsely chopped Preheat oven to 180C.  Line a 20cm square baking pan with foil and lightly grease with olive oil. Melt chocolate in a bowl set over a pan of simmering water.  Whisk in the olive oil until combined and set aside to cool slightly. Beat the eggs and sugar with...

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