"Some people are like, 'Whoa…olive oil and chocolate?" says chef Michael Schwartz, who adds olive oil to his silky milk-chocolate cremoso. "But the olive oil reinforces the richness." Schwartz isn't the only chef who likes how olive oil works with sweetness. From creamy lemon curd to incredible cakes, here are seven amazing desserts to make with olive oil.
This terrifically light cake is made with Ligurian olive oil, which is more delicate and buttery than many other Italian oils.
Fresh, fruity olive oil is fantastic for topping this cross between a cake and pudding.