Sweet Recipe

Grove Extra Virgin Avocado Oil & Blackberry Cake (serves 6)

Have you ever considered using avocado oil in your baking? Why not give this simple and delicious blackberry cake a try.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 1 hour



  • 1 cup Grove Extra Virgin Avocado Oil
  • 2 cups plain flour, sifted
  • 1 1/2 cups light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla paste
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • Grated zest of 1 lemon and 1 orange
  • 1 cup frozen blackberries


  • 6 strawberries, cut in half
  • 1 plum, peach and nectarine de-stoned and cut into segments
  • 3 tbsp pomegranate arils
  • Icing sugar for dusting


Preheat oven to 170*c. Lightly spray a 23cm cake tin, using a piece of grease-proof baking paper on the bottom In a medium bowl combine the flour, brown sugar, baking powder and salt.

In a separate bowl combine the Grove Extra Virgin Avocado Oil, milk, eggs, vanilla paste and lemon & orange zest.

Gently combine the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients and finally fold through the blackberries and pour mix into the prepared cake tin.

Bake for approx 1 hour or until a toothpick removes cleanly from the centre of the cake.

Remove from cake tin and rest on a cake rack for 15 mins.

To Serve

Place the cooled cake onto a cake stand and garnish with the remaining fruit and a dusting of icing sugar.

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