3large eggs (room temperature )
1 cup granulated Sugar
1 1/2 cup whole milk (room temperature )
1 cup Good Quality Extra Virgin olive oil
1 1/2 cup A.P.Flour
1/2 Coarse Ground Cornmeal
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
Pinch of Salt

Set oven 350 degrees. place oven rack in the middle .coat a 9 inch pan with extra virgin olive oil and coat pan with flour tap out excess.

in a large bowl whisk eggs and sugar until well blended and light in color add extra virgin olive oil,& orange zest .mixed well .

in another bowl stir together the flour ,baking powder ,baking soda and salt .

add egg mixture to dry stirring until just blended it will be lumpy .

don’t overmix .

pour the batter into the pan. bake 45-50 minutes place on rack to cool completely when cake is cooled run a knife around the pan and invert the cake unto rack,



coat with apricot jam and crushed almonds.