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Fruit, nut and olive oil cake

A bit of a moveable feast this cake – a very stiff batter made with olive oil holds together tons of fresh and alcohol soaked dried fruits and nuts. It’s a rustic, crumbly, friendly kinda cake, so no elegant serving needed. I imagine chunks of this wrapped in foil being devoured as just rewards after climbing a local hill – picnic food at its best. But, in my house, it’s just as often eaten (ok, only eaten) at tea time, and my dad requested it as his birthday cake this year, so it really covers all the bases. Thanks to Nigella and Anna del Conte.
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