Chocolate and olive oil cake with orange marmalade

Often the simplest recipes are the best ones and this chocolate and olive oil cake is this case. Intense, sweet, moist, with a delicate orange aftertaste thanks to the addition of orange marmalade in the batter. This chocolate cake is perfect for a dessert, a snack or as a base for buttercream filled birthday cakes.

Chocolate and olive oil cake with orange marmalade
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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Category: sweets and desserts

Cuisine: vegetarian

Author: B S

Servings:  1 round about 20 cm wide cake

Chocolate and olive oil cake with orange marmalade

Delicious and super easy chocolate and olive oil cake with orange marmalade.


  • 2 eggs at room temperature
  • 150 g white sugar
  • 80 ml olive oil (I used Ursini olive oil brand)
  • 85 g orange marmalade
  • 0.5 orange (only the zest)
  • 2 tbsp dark cocoa powder
  • 130 g all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 60 g dark chocolate
  • Instructions below.

Instructions: Chocolate and olive oil cake with orange marmalade

For this recipe I used Italian olive oil made by Ursini. The oil I used is called Tandem, with a bright, intense and fresh taste.

Mix eggs, sugar, orange zest, olive oil and orange marmalade.

Add sifted cocoa, flour and baking powder and stir. Finally add a pinch of salt and dark chocolate grated on a grater with large holes and stir again.

Move the mixture into a 20 cm diameter round baking pan. I used silicone mould but you can easily use slightly greased and floured classic baking pan.

Bake in a preheated static oven at 180 °C for 25 to 30 minutes. Remove from the oven and from the pan and allow to cool completely before serving.

lot of love. B.

p.s. If you love chocolate cakes with creamy filling you should also check my: Moist, soft and creamy decadent chocolate cake.

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Recipe notes

This recipe comes from the collaboration with Ursini – company specialized in production of high quality olive oil and food products.

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