Quick & Easy Yogurt Cake Recipe
A traditional French recipe that is so easy to prepare, and did I mention DELICIOUS as well? Try it for your next coffee break or dessert!
- 1 & 1/2 cups flour
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1 large orange, grated zest
- 3/4 cup yogurt
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 2 large eggs, room temperature
- 1 tbsp butter, for greasing the pan
- powdered sugar, for dusting (optional)
Making French yogurt cake:
In a medium-sized bowl, sift and combine flour, baking powder, and ½ cup sugar.
Rub orange zest with the remaining ¼ cup of sugar.
Add orange zest and sugar into the bowl of dry ingredients. Mix to combine.
In a separate bowl, combine yogurt and eggs. Whisk.
Add olive oil. Whisk to combine.
Add and gently mix the dry ingredients in batches. Mix until thoroughly combined.
Pour batter into the greased pan. Use a spatula to even the top of the cake.
Place pan on the lower half of oven for 50 to 55 minutes, or until the top has turned golden.
Serving yogurt cake:
Set aside for at least 20 mins to cool.
Remove cake from the pan (careful, the pan might still be hot).
Serve and sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired.
Cook's Tip #1: Any 8-inch or a 9-inch cake pan would work for this easy yogurt cake recipe.
Cook's Tip #2: Make sure you do not skip the orange zest rubbing with sugar.It will help in releasing more of the orange aroma.
Cook's Tip #3: Remember to place your cake pan in the lower part of the oven to avoid browning the top too quickly.
Cook's Tip #4: If the top of your French yogurt cake gets too dark, cover it with a foil until it's cooked.
Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 193mg | Potassium: 47mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 1mg