- * 1 cup cake flour
- * 1 tsp baking powder
- * 1/2 tsp kosher salt
- * 2 mountainous egg ( yolk and white separated)
- * 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- * 1/3 plus 1/4 cup (separated) principal particular person extra gentle olive oil
- Preheat the oven to 325F. The usage of Olive Oil, grease the bottom and facets of a 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 loaf pan, or spherical bundt pan.
- In a bowl, sift collectively the flour, baking powder, and salt.
- Within the bowl of an electric mixer, mix the egg yolks, granulated sugar, and lemon zest. Beat on medium tempo until the aggregate thickens, is gentle yellow, and kinds ribbons when the whisk is lifted for 3-4 minutes. Enable it to sit. Once performed, in a separate bowl, beat (or, whisk) the egg white to stiff peaks. Situation apart.
- Meanwhile, in one other bowl, whisk collectively 1/3 cup of Olive Oil, milk, ricotta cheese, and lemon juice. Slowly drizzle in the oil mixture with the aggregate that is in the electric mixer (with the machine operating). Reduce the payment to low, add the flour mixture, and mix moral to mix. Drizzle in closing 1/4 cup of Olive Oil, and mix to mix. Purchase away the mixing bowl from the stand mixer and fold in the stiff egg whites.
- Pour the batter into the ready an 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 baking pan, or bundt pan. Bake, rotating the pan once after 25 minutes, until the discontinuance of the cake is golden, the guts bounces aid when touched, and a cake tester inserted in the guts comes out shipshape (about Forty five minutes). Unmold the cake from the pan and let it frigid entirely on a wire rack.
- While quiet warm, prepare the glaze. Mix the lemon juice with 1 Tbsp. of Olive Oil, lemon zest, salt, and powdered sugar until entirely blended, with out lumps. You need to to maybe well also must alter the consistency quite to your liking. (I to find it irresistible roughly thick.) Pour over the pound cake and let it dry. (no longer lower than a 1/2 hour whenever you must maybe even be attempting to earn it dry and no longer too tacky to the touch)