Lime Olive Oil Yogurt Cakes with Pomegranate Balsamic Whipped Cream

Ingredients

For the Lime Olive Oil Cakes:

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Himalayan Pink Sea Salt
  • 1 cup Greek low fat yogurt
  • 1/2 cup Bella Oliva Persian Lime EVOO
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 limes, 1 zested and both juiced
  • 2 eggs

For the Pomegranate Whipped Cream:

  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp. Bella Oliva Pomegranate Balsamic Vinegar

Directions

For the Lime Olive Oil Cakes:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking powder, and salt. In a large bowl mix together the yogurt, olive oil, sugar, zest from one lime, and 1/4 cup of lime juice. Add in the eggs one at a time, mixing thoroughly after each addition.
  • Sift the flour mixture into the yogurt bowl. Stir until the flour is just combined. Scoop the batter into cupcake liners 2/3 of the way full Bake for about 20 minutes or until tops spring back. If making mini cupcakes only bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely before topping with Pomegranate Whipped Cream.

For the Pomegranate Whipped Cream.

  • Combine cream, sugar, and Pomegranate Balsamic Vinegar in a mixing bowl. Use a hand mixer on medium speed for 5 minutes, until soft peaks form.

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