French Yogurt Cake

Nancy Sauter


I found this recipe in a magazine and was impressed with how easy and fast it is to make. On top of that it is so moist with a light lemon flavor. I would like to find a light cream cheese frosting with just a touch of lemon flavor to top it off!

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15 Min
50 Min


1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
3/4 tsp
sea salt
1 c
1 Tbsp
finely grated lemon zest
3/4 c
whole-milk greek yogurt
1/2 c
vegetable oil
large eggs
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make French Yogurt Cake


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 F
    Coat a standard (8 1/2 x 4 1/4)loaf pan with nonstick vegetable oil spray. Dust with flour; tap out excess.
  • 2Whisk flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl.

    Using your fingers, rub sugar with lemon zest in a large bowl until sugar is moist.

    Add yogurt, vegetable oil, eggs and vanilla; whisk to blend. Fold in dry ingredients just to blend
  • 3Pour batter into prepared pan; smooth stop. Bake until top of cake is golden brown and an tester inserted into center comes out clean, 50-55 minutes. Let cake cool in pan on wire rack for 15 minutes. invert onto rack; let cool completely.

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About French Yogurt Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids