Olive Loaf with Ham & Cheese

A dish for

6 persons

Preparation time

15 minutes

Cooking time

45 minutes


About the recipe

A recipe that’s easy, economical and foolproof: Olive loaf ; with ham and cheese!

Enjoy this olive, ham and cheese cake. The perfect savory cake for a sunny picnic!

Take advantage of Brin d’Olivier’s advice on which products to use for this recipe.


Chicken with Olives


  • 200 g flour
  • 1 sachet yeast
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 pinch salt
  • ground pepper
  • 10 cl “LE BRIN D’OLIVIER” olive oil
  • 10 cl warm milk
  • 100 g grated cheese (Gruyère or Comté)
  • 200 g bacon or cubed ham
  • 150 g LE BRIN D’OLIVIER pitted green (or black) olives
Olive Loaf with Cheese and Ham
Olive Loaf with Cheese and Ham


Step 1 :

Bring the water to the boil, immerse the lardons in it for 2 min, drain and fry in a frying pan. The lardons should be golden brown.

Step 2 :

Place the flour, yeast, eggs, salt, pepper and oil in a large bowl.

Mix well and add the hot milk, grated cheese, LE BRIN D’OLIVIER olives and cooked bacon.

Step 3 :

Grease your cake tin, line it with greased parchment paper and pour in the mixture.

Bake for around 45 minutes at thermostat 6/7 (200°c), if your ckae browns quickly cover it with aluminum foil halfway through cooking. Leave to cool in the tin, and serve hot or cold.

Enjoy your meal!

Le Brin d’Olivier products used in the recipe

Pitted Green Olives - Le Brin d’Olivier
Pitted Green Olives - Le Brin d’Olivier

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