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An easy-to-make cake that's loaded with flavor. Olive oil replaces butter here and there's orange zest and juice plus shredded coconut to make the cake tender and moist.

Martha Stewart Living, April 2019


Credit: The Ingalls

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15 mins
55 mins
Makes one 9-inch cake


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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Brush bottom and sides of a 9-inch spring-form pan with oil. Line bottom with a parchment round; oil parchment. In a large bowl, whisk together oil, eggs, 1 cup sugar, orange zest and juice, and vanilla. In another bowl, whisk together coconut, flour, cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Stir into egg mixture just to combine.

  • Pour batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle evenly with remaining 1/4 cup sugar. Bake until cake pulls away from sides and a tester inserted in center comes out clean, about 40 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack; let cool 20 minutes. Run a knife between cake and sides of pan to loosen. Remove sides of pan; let cool completely. Serve with strawberries and whipped cream.