Chocolate Olive Oil Cakes

i've been wanting to make these cakes for awhile and just haven't had a chance to. so last night i finally got to make them. they were delicious, but really rich. they were good served with whipped cream. here's the recipe...

...recipe from Little Cafe Cakes
3/4 cup fruity extra virgen olive oil
1 cup raw sugar
2 eggs
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup self-rising flour
1/4 cup cocoa powder

for the sauce:
1 cup dark chocolate pieces
1/2 cup extra virgen olive oil

1. Preheat oven to 175 C. Grease and flour 12 muffin tins.

2. Whisk together the oil, sugar, eggs, salt, and vanilla until creamy.

3. Mix together the flours and cocoa powder and fold into the first mixture.

4. Spoon the batter into the prepared cake tins and bake for about 20 minutes or until a toothepick inserted in the center comes out clean.

5. Cool a little before removing from the tins. Serve with the sauce poured over the top.

for the sauce:
Melt the chocolate with the olive oil in the microwave for about 2 minutes. Stir until smooth.


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