This is an Old Italian cake recipe that was passed down from my great, great, great Grandma…. oh wait I am Danish. Okay it was passed down thru some Italians I don’t know, but it is good! It’s a moist, yellow cake and tastes great dusted with just a little powdered sugar and berries.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and place oven rack in center of oven. Spray 10" round cake pan with cooking spray or use a paper towel to coat sides and bottom of an with butter
In a mixing bowl,sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. In a separatebowl, cream together the eggs and sugar with a whisk. Add the orange juice, milk, olive oil, and liqueur (if using) and lemon zest.
Mix the dry mixture into the wet mixture. Whisk until well blended. Pour mixture into the cake pan. Sprinkle sliced almonds on top of batter.
Bake 50 minutes at350* or until cake springs back from touch. Remove cake from pan and cool on arack. Dust with sugar, top with berries and serve!