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Strawberry Olive Oil Cake



8 portion(s)


  • 20 g olive oil, plus extra for greasing
  • 400 g fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced vertically (2 mm)
  • 100 g light brown sugar
  • 120 g balsamic vinegar, white or golden
  • 10 g honey


  • 225 g caster sugar
  • 120 g buttermilk
  • 60 g balsamic vinegar, white
  • 3 eggs, medium
  • 220 g plain flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp fine sea salt
  • 120 g olive oil
  • 6
    1h 35min
    Preparation 10min
  • 7
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    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 160°C. Greaseand linea square cake tin (20 cm x 20 cm) with oil, then lightly grease again.
  2. Topping
  3. Arrange strawberry slices in base of tin ina spiral, starting with the outside layer and overlapping slightly.
  4. Place sugar, balsamic vinegar, oil and honey in mixing bowl then whisk 30sec/speed6. Cook 10 min/110°C/speed until slightly thickened then pour slowly over arranged strawberries.
  5. Clean mixing bowl.
  6. Batter
  7. Insert butterfly whisk. Place sugar, buttermilk, vinegar and eggs in mixing bowl then whisk 30 sec/speed 3.
  8. Place a large bowl on top of mixing bowl, weigh in flour, baking powder and salt then set large bowl aside. Add 70 g of flour mixture to mixing bowl then mix 6 sec/speed 3. Add another 70 g of flour mixture to mixing bowl then mix again 6 sec/speed 3. Add remaining flour mixture to mixing bowl and mix 6 sec/speed 3.
  9. Fold in oil and mix well withspatula then carefully pour batter over strawberries (to not dislodge the spiral).
  10. Bake for 50 minutes-1hour(160°C) or until risen and golden
  11. Cool in tin for 10 minutes, then loosen cake by running a knife around edge. Place a plate on top of tin, flip upside down and remove tin leaving the cake on the plate. Allow to cool then serve.

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Make sure sugar and vinegar mixture has thickened, otherwise it may leak out of tin during cooking.

Use coconut oil instead of olive oil for a different flavour.

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