Lemon Glazed Olive Oil Cake

Lemon Glazed Olive Oil Cake

  • Author: krazykitchenmom
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 8 slices 1x


All it takes to make the most amazing and fluffy Lemon Glazed Olive Oil Cake is a box mix, a few egg whites, and some olive oil. 



For the cake:

  1. White cake mix
  2. 3 eggs whites
  3. 1 cup water
  4. 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil

For the glaze:

  • Juice of 1 large lemon
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • Red food coloring (optional – or use any color you’d like)


For the cake:

  • Preheat the oven to 350°
  • Place all the ingredients in a bowl and mix for 2 minutes.
  • Spray non-stick cooking spray on inside of the pan.
  • Pour cake into can pan and cook according to the package directions, depending up the size of your cake pan.
  • Cool cake completely before glazing.

For the glaze:

  • Juice the lemon into a bowl.
  • Whisk in confectioners sugar 1/4 cup at a time.
  • If the glaze is too thin, add extra sugar a tablespoon at a time.
  • If the glaze is too thick, add a very small amount of water.
  • Add food coloring and whisk until completely smooth
  • Place cooled cake on a baking rack with paper towels under the rack.
  • Pour glaze over cake allowing it to drip down the sides.

  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Easy baked
  • Cuisine: American