GAEA Olive Oil Cupcakes

You would never have thought that you can make Olive oil cupcakes, would you? Well yes, it is a thing, especially in Greece where we cook everything with olive oil, even desserts! Here is a fab olive oil cupcake recipe for a healthier option by ditching the butter!

  • 45 mins

  • 12



        • Place flour and caster sugar in a bowl and whisk to combine. Making a well in the centre.
        • Add the milk, extra virgin olive oil, eggs and vanilla to the flour mixture and stir gently to combine.
        • Grease a 12 x 1/3-cup capacity muffin tin. Or, line holes with paper cupcake cases.
        • Spoon the mixture into the prepared muffin tin and bake in a preheated oven at 200°C or 180°C fan for 12 to 15 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
        • Leave in tin for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool.
        • In the meantime sift the icing sugar into a bowl. Add food coloring and water and stir until smooth and well combined. Spoon icing over cupcakes or decorate using a pipping bag and sprinkle with the sprinkles.


          Add a small amount of coloring with a tooth pick until you achieve the desirable color.

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