Cinnamon Walnut Apple Cake Baked with Olive Oil

Cinnamon Walnut Apple Cake Baked with Olive Oil

Cinnamon Walnut Apple Cake
Are you looking for a Mediterranean Diet holiday dessert that everyone can enjoy? Look no further than this delicious Cinnamon Walnut Apple Cake baked with Olive oil by Mediterranean Living.


  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup brown sugar (plus 2 Tablespoons for apples)
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 1/2 cups wheat flour
  • 2 tsp  baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 apples, peeled, halved, cored, and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3 tbsp sesame seeds


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Beat eggs and sugar with a hand mixer for 10 minutes. Add olive oil and beat for an additional 3 minutes.
  • Add milk, wheat flour, baking powder and vanilla. Beat for 2 minutes.
  • Brush a 9" cake pan with olive oil. Add half the batter to the pan.
  • In a bowl, mix apples, 2 tablespoons of brown sugar, walnuts, raisins and cinnamon . Pour apple mixture on top of batter in cake pan.
  • Add remaining batter to pan and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes until inserted knife comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 452kcal

Carbohydrates: 54g

Protein: 7g

Fat: 25g

Saturated Fat: 4g

Trans Fat: 1g

Cholesterol: 57mg

Sodium: 109mg

Potassium: 247mg

Fiber: 3g

Sugar: 25g

Vitamin A: 147IU

Vitamin C: 3mg

Calcium: 122mg

Iron: 2mg