Cake with wild garlic pesto, mozzarella & mushrooms


An original and yummy recipe that is very quick and simple to realize! You can make the wild garlic pesto yourself if you happen to find the wild garlic in the forests, or buy ready-ones that you will find in organic shops.

You will find a few alternatives at the end of the recipe. Enjoy!

Cake with wild garlic pesto, mozzarella and mushrooms

Servings 8
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes


  • 200 g flour I use a mixture of multigrain flour and ancient wheat flour
  • 10 cl milk
  • 10 cl olive oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 10 g baking powder
  • 125 g mozzarella or ricotta
  • 3 tbsp wild garlic pesto
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts
  • 4 brown mushrooms or button mushrooms
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • A few basil leaves
  • pepper


  • Beat the eggs in a bowl.
  • Add the milk and oil and whisk together.
  • Gradually add the flour and yeast and whisk.
  • Then add the pesto and a pinch of salt and mix well.
  • Cut the mozzarella into small pieces and the mushrooms into thin slices after having cleaned them.
  • Add them to the mixture, mixing gently.
  • Chop the basil leaves and add them to the mixture.
  • Oil a cake tin or line it with baking paper and pour in the mixture.
  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes at 200°C. Check after 25 minutes and adjust the temperature if necessary.
  • Enjoy hot, warm or cold!


You can of course use other types of pesto for this recipe: classic basil pesto, tomato pesto (pesto rosso), zero-waste pesto (carrot tops) or nettle pesto to stick to a wild plant recipe.
You can also replace mozzarella with other types of cheese (ricotta, burrata, or other runny cheeses…).
Follow your ideas!
Course: Apéritif
Keyword: Cake, pesto

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating

Your custom text © Copyright 2020. All rights reserved.