Margarita Cake with Balsamic Strawberries
1/2 cup Olive Obsession Eureka Green Limonato Fused Olive Oil 3/4 cup sugar 3 large eggs, at room temperature 1/2 cup Potlicker Margarita Marmalade (or your favorite marmalade) 2 tbsp. orange juice or tequila 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder 3/4 tsp salt 1 pint strawberries, washed and sliced 1 tbsp. Olive Obsession Strawberry or Traditional Balsamic Vinegar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare 9x5 loaf pan, by rubbing with olive oil or butter.
In bowl of stand mixer or medium bowl, beat together Limonato Fused Olive Oil and sugar at medium speed for about 4 minutes, until lighter in color. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until incorporated. Beat in Potlicker Margarita Marmalade and orange juice or tequila.
In separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. Fold dry ingredients into wet until just combined. Do not over mix.
Scrape batter into prepared pan. Bake until surface is golden brown and toothpick inserted in center emerges clean, 55-65 minutes.
Allow to cool for 10 minutes, and then remove from pan and finish cooling on rack.
In a bowl, toss sliced strawberries and Strawberry balsamic vinegar, and allow to macerate for at least 15 minutes.
When ready to serve, slice and serve with balsamic strawberries.