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Cast Iron Olive Oil and Apple Cakes

The olive oil makes the cake so moist and without heavy frosting, you feel like you can eat the entire cake! 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings (4 6″ mini cast iron cakes)
Calories: 391kcal
Author: Eden


  • 2 cups flour
  • cups sugar
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1⅓ cups olive oil
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup pressed apple cider
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 4 red apples sliced


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine the dry ingredients into a medium bowl and set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl with a paddle attachment add all of the wet ingredients and beat until smooth.
  • On slow speed, add in the flour mixture and orange zest.
  • Beat on high for a few seconds until smooth. Don’t over mix.
  • Pour the batter into 4 mini, lightly-greased cast iron skillets.
  • Arrange sliced apples in each pan. About 1 apple per pan and bake for about 20 minutes or until done.


Calories: 391kcal | Carbohydrates: 78g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 398mg | Potassium: 249mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 50g | Vitamin A: 205IU | Vitamin C: 9.2mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 1.9mg