Chocolate, Olive (You) Oil Cake
1 Cup All-Purpose Flour
½ Cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
2 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp salt
¾ Cup Sugar
¾ Cup Plain Greek Yogurt
3 Large Eggs
1 tsp Sonoma Baking Vanilla Extract
½ Cup Sonoma Harvest CA EVOO
¾ Cup Chocolate Chips
Preheat oven to 350F.
Grease a 9 inch round cake pan.
In a medium bowl, mix sugar, yogurt, eggs, vanilla extract and EVOO until well combined.
Gradually, add the cocoa powder, flour, baking powder and salt to the wet mixture- stirring until just combined.
Last, stir in the chocolate chips.
Pour batter into the prepared 9 in round pan.
To make strawberry hearts: 1) Cut off the tops 2) With the tops facing up, slice down the center to make 2 similar halves. 3) Slice a “V” into each half to form a heart.
Arrange strawberry hearts over the top of the cake batter.
Bake for 40-45 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
Cool the cake in the pan for 15 minutes
Remove the cake from the pan and transfer to a cooling rack to finish cooling.
Sprinkle with powder sugar and enjoy!