3/4 NOLA Blends Meyer Lemon or Spanish Signature Extra Virgin Olive Oil, plus extra for
Greasing the pan.
3 large eggs
1.5tbsp caster sugar
Zest of 2 lemons, finely chopped to get 3 tbsp
2tbsp plain flour
1/8 cup ground almonds
¼ tsp salt
For the syrup
6x average sprigs rosemary
tbsp lemon juice
tbsp caster sugar
½ tbsp water
HOW TO :
Line the bottom of a 8” round cake tin with
greaseproof paper, and brush the base and sides with a
Put all the cake ingredients in a bowl and mix until you
have a thick batter. Pour into the prepared tin and bake
at 390F 6 for 30-35 minutes, until the top is golden brown and risen, and a toothpick
inserted into the center comes out clean.
While the cake is baking, prepare the syrup. Tip all the
ingredients into a small saucepan and bring to a boil.
Turn down the heat and simmer gently for another five
minutes, then turn off the heat and leave the rosemary
While the cake and syrup are still warm, make holes all
over the top of the cake with a skewer, and pour over
the syrup. Leave to cool in the tin (the cake will absorb
the syrup as it sits) before turning out and serving.