Italian Grape Cake Recipe

There are sweet grapes, orange juice, and cinnamon in this simple Italian cake. You can also use up any extra grapes this way.

– 1 ½ cups all purpose flour – ¾ teaspoon baking powder – ¼ teaspoon kosher salt – 2 large egg – ⅔ cup granulated sugar – ⅓ cup milk – ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil – ¼ cup unsalted butter, melted – 1 teaspoon orange zest – ½ teaspoon cinnamon – 2 cups small purple grape – powdered sugar for dusting



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Pre-heat oven to 350. Set aside a 9-inch springform pan greased with cooking spray or butter and flour. Mix flour, baking powder, and salt; put aside.

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Beat eggs and sugar with a handheld mixer in a large bowl for 3–4 minutes until thick. Add milk, oil, butter, orange zest, and cinnamon and stir well. 

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Mix the flour mixture just until mixed. Mix in purple grapes. Put the mixture in the pan.

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Bake on the center rack for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the cake center comes out clean.

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Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Use a knife to loosen and remove the pan sides. Let cool fully. Dust with powdered sugar before serving.

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