For those who have made this cake what variety olive have you used?



Does any hint of olive flavor come through that is off putting?

TMartin
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Nancy May 23, 2020
Kalamata as the recipe advises. Don't recognize the other type named in recipe.
Normally i buy from bulk bins, but advise against that in time of pandemic.
Instead buy bottled brined black, especially good Mediterranean brands.
Avoid California canned black, which are bland.

 
Nancy May 31, 2020
PS To your flavor question.
Yes there is a hint of olive flavor, but it's nice...more umami than strong olive. Similar to how a bread studded with black olives taste. Goes nicely with the chocolate.
 
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