Olive-Oil Thyme Bread

Olive-Oil Thyme Bread

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  • Each serving
  • 360 cal
  • 21g fat (3.5g sat)
  • 95mg chol
  • 70mg sodium
  • 37g carb
  • 1g fiber
  • 19g sugars
  • 5g protein


  • 4 eggs
  • 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • Pinch of salt


Preheat oven to 350° F. Lightly oil and flour a loaf pan.

Whip eggs until glossy and light; add oil, sugar and thyme. Gently fold in flour, baking powder and salt.

Transfer batter to the prepared loaf pan and bake until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 40 minutes. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer to a rack to cool completely.

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Serving suggestions: Slice and toast bread and serve with honey or jam, or cut bread into cubes and layer in a glass with fresh fruit and whipped cream for a parfait dessert.