In FoodOn Monday 10th Sep, 2018

Delicious orange and olive oil teacakes

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Tastes great with an cup of tea!

If you’re adventurous with your tastebuds and feel like making a dessert that is a bit out of the box, then give these deliciously unique teacakes a go. Not only are they super easy to make but the flavour is unlike any other. It will be something a bit different that you definitely won’t regret trying. They taste absolutely perfect when eaten with a dollop of cream and a hot cuppa and make a wonderful after-dinner treat. Make these in bulk and freeze them in airtight containers for up to 2 months or bake them as you go and enjoy them fresh from the oven!


  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup (165g) caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated orange rind
  • 1 1/4 cups (185g) self-raising flour
  • 1/4 cup (30g) almond meal
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) olive oil
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons caster sugar, extra
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated orange rind, extra
  • Orange zest, to serve


  1. Add eggs, sugar and orange rind to a bowl. Use electric mixer to beat together until light and fluffy. Fold in flour, almond meal, oil and milk. Cover with plastic wrap. Place in refrigerator to chill for 2 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 200C. Grease a 12 hole muffin pan. Spoon even amounts of batter into pan. Add extra sugar and extra orange rind to a bowl. Stir. Sprinkle over batter.
  3. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden. Set aside to cool in pan for 5 minutes. Turn out onto wire rack to cool completely. Sprinkle with orange zest. Serve.
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