for family meals :
recipe comes from the web site of Deborah Mele,
Italian Food Forever.
love affair with Italian cooking began almost
30 years ago when I married into a large Italian
family, overflowing with talented cooks. Throughout
the early years of my marriage, I had the opportunity
to learn the basics of Italian cuisine, and to
perfect traditional family recipes."
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moist rich cake is delicious served for dessert
with fresh fruit, or at breakfast with a cup of
1 1/2 Cups Milk
1 1/2 Cups Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 1/2 Cups Sugar
2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
Pinch of Salt
1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda
Zest of 1 Lemon
2 Teaspoons Fresh Lemon Juice
Powdered Sugar To Serve
the oven to 350ºF. Prepare
a 12 inch cake pan.
a large bowl, mix together the eggs and the
sugar. When well blended add the oil, milk,
lemon juice and zest and mix well.
a separate bowl, mix together the flour, baking
powder, baking soda and salt. Add this mixture
to the eggs, and stir just until blended. Pour
into the prepared pan.
for about 50 minutes or until a pick comes out
and remove from the pan. Dust with powdered
sugar and serve with fresh fruit.
Italian Food Forever
Chi Mangia Bene, Mangia Italiano
(Those Who Eat Well, Eat Italian)
Deborah Mele, Italian Food Forever