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Olive Oil Pie Crust

This olive oil pie crust recipe was developed by Chef Lauren Mahlke and it’s a genius alternative to butter or shortening. We like it with a mild, buttery or fruity olive oil like Arbequina. Swap out this olive oil pie crust dough in any of your favorite pie recipes. Makes 1 single pie crust Ingredients… read more

Blood Orange Olive Oil Sticky Buns

These Blood Orange Olive Oil Stick Buns are perfect for a winter morning and especially lovely on Christmas morning or New Year’s Day. You can make the rolls the day before and bake them in the morning. We adapted this recipe from Food 52. The original recipe uses a fruity olive oil which we’ve swapped for… read more

Olive Oil and Sea Salt Truffle Brownies

These olive oil brownies are both decadent and heart healthy at the same time. Richly chocolatey and flecked with caramel truffles and sea salt, these will satisfy your sweet tooth. Choose a fruity extra virgin olive oil, like Arbequina, for this recipe. This recipe is courtesy of the Daily Meal. Ingredients 1/3 cup boiling water 1/4… read more

Blood Orange Infused Olive Oil Cake

Blood Orange Infused Olive Oil Cake This recipe comes from Kimberley Kausen of Flavorful California, Cooking Classes for the Home Cook. Serves 16 4 large eggs 2 cups sugar, divided 1 ½ cup Roussanne or any floral, fruity white wine, such as Viognier, divided ¾ cup We Olive’s Blood Orange Olive Oil or very fresh, fruity unflavored… read more

Roasted Pineapple Olive Oil Cake with Whipped Citrus Creme Fraiche Topping

This Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil recipe contest submission comes from 2013 Grand Prize Winner Margee Berry. Margee tell us, “A moist and flavorful cake with roasted pineapple that is sure to bring back memories of Hawaii or create desires to visit there!” Serves 8 Ingredients 1/2 cup We Olive Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive… read more

Orange Olive Oil Crusted Chocolate Cashew Bars

This Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil recipe contest submissions comes from Nancy Judd. Nancy tells us, “These decadent delicious bars are melt in your mouth delicious. The smooth We Olive Blood Orange Olive Oil offers not only fabulous flavor but richness to the crust. The nuts add crunch, a dash of cayenne pepper adds… read more

Cherry Olive Oil Brownie

This Discover Cooking with California Olive Recipe Contest submission comes from Hidemi Walsh. Hidemi’s grown-up brownies are made with dark chocolate, dried cherries and EVOO. She recommends enjoying them with a glass of red wine. Serves 4 Ingredients 1/2 cup All-purpose flour 1 teaspoon Baking Powder 5 tablespoons Unsweetened Cocoa 3 oz Dark Chocolate Bar… read more

Blood Orange Olive Oil Cake

This Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil recipe contest submission comes from Mellissa Solin. Serves 6 Ingredients 1/2 cup We Olive Blood Orange Olive Oil (plus more for the pan) 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour (plus more for the pan) 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 3/4 cup almond… read more

Lemon and Pistachio Olive Oil Cake

This Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil recipe contest submission comes from Mandie Campbell, a We Olive San Luis Obispo customer. Her recipe for this moist olive oil cake has a great lemony flavor and nice crunch from the pistachios. It is perfect for a summer evening with friends. Serves 8 Ingredients 4 large eggs… read more

Flourless Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

This decadent chocolate cake is not only easy to make, but it’s also gluten and dairy free and a show stopper at the end of a meal. Because we are using extra virgin olive oil in place of butter, we can feel a little less guilty about indulging! Recipe by Lauren Mahlke Serves 8-10 Cooking… read more