Olive Oil Couscous Cake with Crème Fraîche and Date Syrup

Olive Oil Couscous Cake with Crème Fraîche and Date Syrup
Photo by Victoria Pearson

Ingredients

  • 14 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 6 large egg yolks
  • ¼ cup sweet Muscat wine (such as Beaumes-de-Venise or Bonny Doon)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon coarse kosher salt
  • ½ cup uncooked couscous
  • ¼ cup créme frache
  • + 7 more ingredients
    • 2 ½ teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
    • 1 cup all purpose flour
    • 12 dates (such as Deglet Noor or Medjool)
    • ½ cup date syrup
    • 1 tablespoon finely grated orange peel
    • 3 large eggs

Preheat oven to 375°F. Brush 9-inch-diameter cake pan with 3-inch-high sides with olive oil. Line bottom of pan with parchment paper round; brush parchment with olive oil. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt into medium bowl. Stir in couscous. Whisk olive oil and Muscat in another medium bowl to ...

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