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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

Pan Con Chocolate

This recipe comes from Fran Gage’s The New American Olive Oil, which is an essential cookbook for any olive oil aficionado. Her Pan Con Chocolate is a revelation, decadent even its simplicity. Makes 4 to 6 servings 8 ounces 64% dark chocolate, coarsely chopped 2/3 cup heavy cream 1/3 cup powdered sugar 3 tablespoons fruity… 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

Chocolate Olive Oil Mousse

Chocolate Olive Oil Mousse Serves 6 – 8 Ingredients 8 oz bittersweet chocolate, chopped 6 large eggs, separated 2/3 cup sugar ½ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil, plus more for garnish ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt Chocolate shavings and coarse sea salt for garnish (optional) Put the chocolate in microwave safe bowl and melt in… read more

Balsamic Caramel

Adding balsamic vinegar to caramel gives depth and complexity to this delicious sauce. Serve it over this decadent Apple Bread Pudding, on top of vanilla ice cream, or use it as a dipping sauce for fresh fruit. Ingredients1 cup sugar 3 tablespoons water 3/4 cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons… read more

Apple Bread Pudding

This bread pudding is a showstopper. It’s warm and comforting with hints of citrus from the Blood Orange Olive Oil. The Balsamic Caramel is an over-the-top topping! 1 lb brioche or challah bread, cut into 1 inch chunks 2 1/2 cups whole milk 1 cup sugar, plus 2 teaspoons 4 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 2… read more

Orange Cream Dream with Bread Puddin’

This Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest submission comes from Kristin Knickerbocker, a We Olive La Jolla customer. Kristin’s recipe combinines the summertime flavors of orange cream and strawberries with a warm piece of bread pudding… and allows the flavor of We Olive’s Blood Orange Olive Oil to take center stage!\ Serves 6… 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