Family Recipe: Limoncello & Olive Oil Cake


A delicious (and addictive) cake that will whisk you away to summers on the Amalfi Coast with its lemony zest.

This article and recipe appear courtesy of ISDA Contributing Editor Francesca Montillo.

Limoncello & Olive Oil Cake

Summer is almost here, or at least, that’s what the calander says. It doesn’t feel much like summer yet in Boston. The temparatures aren’t there and the constant wind and drizzle makes it feel more like autumn. But nothing cheers me up or gets me in a “Summery in the Amalfi Coast” kind of mood more than lemony desserts. I have a fondness for anything with lemon and if a recipe calls for both limoncello and zest, than you know it’s going to be delicious!

This is a pretty straightforward recipe that will make you feel like you’re vacationing in Capri, or Sorrento. Ok, who am I kidding, that’s quite a stretch, but at the very least, it will make for a delicious match to an espresso or a shot of limoncello! This is pretty addictive, so plan ahead and consider making a couple. As you can see, it makes a lovely gift wrapped in a decorative bag.  Get the Recipe…

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