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Giaourtoglyko (Yogurt Cake)

Giaourtoglyko (Yogurt Cake)

Considering Greek yogurt is my favorite, I have been wanting to make this recipe for a while. It is an ideal light and healthy cake to make for a summer treat, and it’s becoming my go-to cake for company. It’s a very quick and easy cake to make since it doesn’t require a mixer or more than 10 minutes for that matter.

I served it last week with orange rind, but I have made it in the past topped with fresh fruits such as berries. It will serve at least 8, with leftovers for breakfast!  Not too sweet or intense but still a compelling cake.

Giaourtoglyko (Yogurt Cake)
Γιαουρτογλυκό / Giaourtoglykó

Ingredients
  • 1 cup 2% greek strained yogurt (fage or olympus brands)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • juice of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • powder sugar to liking
Instructions
  1. Mix flour with baking powder.
  2. Mix in all other ingredients.
  3. Grease a round pan 9 inch width.
  4. Pour mixture into pan.
  5. Bake for 35-40 minutes.
  6. Take out cake and let cool completely.
  7. Sprinkle with powder sugar and serve with a smile.

Tip: Poke a toothpick into cake to see if cake is thoroughly cooked. If toothpick comes out with cake mixture cook for a few more minutes.

  • Servings: 8
  • Prep Time: 5-10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35-40 Minutes

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