French Yogurt Cake | How to make French Yogurt Cake

By Suhasini Sood  |  23rd Nov 2015  |  
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French Yogurt Cakeby Suhasini Sood
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About French Yogurt Cake Recipe

Gâteau au Citron, or, French-Style Yogurt Cake with Lemon glaze

French Yogurt Cake

Ingredients to make French Yogurt Cake

  • For the cake:
  • ½ cup plain yogurt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 ½ cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • For the glaze:
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

How to make French Yogurt Cake

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit / 175 degrees Celcius.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the yogurt, sugar, eggs and oil stirring until well blended. Add the almond powder, flour, baking powder, and zest, mixing to just combined.
  3. Do not over mix. Pour the batter into a buttered and lined 9-inch round cake pan.
  4. Bake for 30-35 minutes, until the cake feels springy to the touch and a toothpick or cake tester inserted into the center comes out clean.
  5. Meanwhile, prepare the lemon glaze. Mix the icing sugar with the lemon juice. Adjust the lemon juice to get the correct consistency.
  6. Cool cake on a rack. Pour the glaze on the cake once cooled. Serve.

Reviews for French Yogurt Cake (6)

Sarika Singh2 years ago

Almond powder is not mentioned in ingredients but in method. Please clarify

Neha Jain2 years ago

Substitute for egg?

ambika singh2 years ago

Wow! Looks amazing! would love to see more such recipes from you dear

Ritu Sharma3 years ago


Mallika Boruah3 years ago

Substitute for the canola oil? I'd like to try this tomorrow as most of the ingredients are common everyday ingredients and I have then, except for the canola oil. Thanks. :)

Lipika Shah3 years ago

Worth trying.

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