Yogurt Cake

I can not even believe that this is my first time trying yogurt cake. As I ate my first slice then my second slice I was just so confused to why anyone has not tried this sinfully delicious cake. I can not even begin to put into words how unbelievable this cake is. The yogurt makes a delicate light and airy cake while the cardamom and orange blossom water takes you back to its Mediterranean roots. When poking the top with a fork before adding the sugar syrup be extremely careful so that you do not tear your cake, its very fragile. This would be heavenly served with fresh fruit.

200 grams self rising flour
150 grams sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 eggs
250 grams yogurt
100 ml sunflower oil
1-1/2 teaspoons orange blossom water
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom

click here to make sugar syrup

1.Preheat oven to 350F. In a large mixing bowl add flour, sugar, baking powder and cardamom, mix well. Add eggs, yogurt, oil and orange blossom water, mix well. Carefully pour batter into a spring form pan. Bake for 30 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean.

2.Allow to cool for 30 minutes then carefully pierce top with a fork. Pour 1/2-1 cup sugar syrup on top of cake.

Yields: 8 servings

7 Responses to Yogurt Cake

  • kim says:

    nice one. I usually add a package of instant pudding mix to the batter to make it more moist. For father’s day, I am making a lemon cake and thought that vanilla yogurt might be nice mixed in instead of the usual pudding. Do you think it could work
    copper sinks


    Yogurt cake, I love it.
    I have a present for you, check it out in my “home”.

  • Noor says:

    Kim I add yogurt to everything I bake from muffins, cakes and breads. It always works out well and makes the best recipes. I would go for it if I was you. I always use plain yogurt personally though.

    Sousou thanks so much your a doll, I added it already to my other ones :)

    Fruitful your welcome glad you liked it, how could you not right?

    Everyone else thank you for your kind words :)

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