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jordana Aug 8, 2006 04:52 AM

Does anyone have a recipe for a grapefruit olive oil cake. I cant remember where-- but a while ago I saw a recipe for a cake that was mixed in the food processor and used the whole entire grapefruit- peel and fruit. I think it was an olive oil cake but I am not certain.

thanks,
jordana

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    pamd Aug 10, 2006 12:18 AM

    The famous grapefruit cake is also known as the Brown Derby cake from Disney in Orlando. However, have not noticed the whole grapefruit in the recipe- funny thing is it's canned, which is odd for Florida you'd think!
    http://www.recipezaar.com/108591

    Also- I found this one- might just be what your looking for!
    http://www.recipezaar.com/84510

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      jordana Aug 10, 2006 12:08 AM

      i found it online. I have been searching online and I found a recipe that uses blood orange instead of grapefruit. I think i could modify it to use grapefruit.
      http://egghunt.typepad.com/egghunt/20...

      The reason i was thinking about this is that I am trying to be healthier. If you know of any other easy and good olive oil based cake recipes let me know.

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        LisaAZ Aug 9, 2006 11:46 PM

        foodtv has a citrus cake with olive oil, not sure if it was grapefruit or not, but it could be modified I would imagine

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          Pupster Aug 10, 2006 12:01 AM

          Yes, I googled this:
          http://www.foodtv.com/food/recipes/recipe/0,1977,FOOD_9936_28697,00.html
          and this:
          http://www.foodtv.ca/recipes/recipede...
          if either comes even close.

        2. mamamia Aug 9, 2006 10:51 PM

          Gosh that sounds good! With cream cheese frosting...mmmmmm.

          :)

          1. Candy Aug 9, 2006 09:56 PM

            You had me intrigued. I Googled "Grapefruit Cake" and found a bunch of recipes. Most had grapefruit juice and the grated zest. Several had oil in them but not olive oil. Some that sounded yeally yummy had a grapefruit creamcheese frosting and topped it with grapefruit sections.

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