Granny's French lemon yogurt cake

peggy kriebel

By
@threelittleknots

This cake is really good and moist!


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Serves:

6

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 cup plain yogurt or greek yogurt
1 cup granulated sugar
3 large eggs
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
grated lemon zest from 1 med. lemon
1/2 cup canola oil
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
3/4 cup powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350
2
Spray a 8 inch round cake pan with baking spray
3
In a large bowl, combine yogurt, sugar, eggs, stirring until well blended.
4
Add the flour, baking powder, salt, and lemon zest and mix to just combine.
5
Add the oil, and stir well. Don't worry at first it will seem to separate, but keep stirring till smooth.
6
Pour the batter into prepared pan.
7
Bake for 30-40 mins until cake feels springy to the touch, and be careful to not overbake!
8
Cool cake on wire rack for 10 mins. Then turn out of pan onto the rack.
9
Glaze: Combine the lemon juice, powdered sugar in a small bowl and stir until smooth. With a pastry brush, gently pat the glaze all over the cake till the glaze is gone.
10
Allow the cake to cool. Sprinkle with powdered sugar(optional).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: French