French Yogurt Cake Recipe

Looking for an easy French Yogurt Cake recipe? Learn how to make French Yogurt Cake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by bailsj

Makes 8 servings



Think of this as a healthier pound cake with a bit more going on (thanks to yogurt and lemon zest). Read More http://www.bonappetit.com/recipes/2012/05/french-yogurt-cake#ixzz1uteydmuR

Recipe Ingredients for French Yogurt Cake

1 1/2 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1 cup sugar
1 tbsp lemon zest
6 oz low fat Plain Greek Yogurt
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 eggs
1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Recipe Directions for French Yogurt Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Coat pan with vegetable oil spray. Dust with flour; tap out excess.

  2. Whisk 1 1/2 cups flour, baking powder, and kosher salt in a medium bowl.

  3. Using your fingers, rub sugar with lemon zest in a large bowl until sugar is moist. Add yogurt, oil, eggs, and vanilla extract; whisk to blend. Fold in dry ingredients just to blend.

  4. Pour batter into prepared pan; smooth top. Bake until top of cake is golden brown and a tester inserted into center comes out clean, 50?55 minutes.

  5. Let cake cool in pan on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Invert onto rack; let cool completely. DO AHEAD: Can be made 3 days ahead. Store airtight at room temperature

Categories

Dessert, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 98.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
345
Calories from Fat
153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.0g
26%
Saturated Fat
4.4g
22%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
47mg
16%
Sodium
247mg
10%
Potassium
169mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
44.7g
15%
Dietary Fiber
0.7g
3%
Sugars
26.1g
Protein
4.6g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 9% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D
    Bad points
  • High in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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