Greek Yogurt Cake

This easy and healthy Greek yogurt cake recipe is lightened up with the addition of nonfat plain Greek yogurt. If you want a full-fat version, just replace the yogurt with sour cream, oil or butter. The cake is topped with Lemon Bird Meyer Lemon & Lavender Jam.

 

Greek Yogurt Cake

Greek Yogurt Cake

Ingredients

  • 5.3 ounce nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2-4 lemons, zest removed
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 vegetable oil
  • 3/4 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • Meyer Lemon and Lavender Jam, Lemon Curd or Marmalade

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease loaf pan with butter.
  2. In large bowl, combine flour, salt, and baking powder. Whisk well.
  3. In mixing bowl, add yogurt, sugar, vanilla, and 2 tablespoons of lemon zest, followed by the eggs. Mix well.
  4. Whisk in dry ingredients and combine. Fold in the oil and mix again.
  5. Pour batter into greased loaf pan and bake for 45 minutes. When done, remove from oven and cool on a rack. To serve, spoon over some jam, lemon curd or marmalade. Enjoy!

Recipe by Jason Hill / CookingSessions.com

http://cookingsessions.com/greek-yogurt-cake-recipe/