Lemon yogurt cake

  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 55m
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Want to prepare a pleasant cake and with excellent presentation for snack? Simple, quick and with the delicious lemon and yogurt aroma this cake will amaze your friends and family.

Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 250 grams (1 3/4 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 150 grams (2/3 cup) granulated sugar
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) lemon juice
  • Zest of a lemon
  • 125 grams (4 1/2 ounces) natural yogurt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


    Step 1

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a loaf tin (25 x 11 centimeters with 7 centimeters high (9 3/4 x 4 1/3-inch with 2 3/4-inch-high)) with margarine and dust with flour.

    Step 2

    1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs, sugar and the lemon zest until obtain a homogeneous mixture. Then, add the lemon juice, yogurt and beat about 3 to 4 minutes until well incorporated. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a homogeneous and creamy mixture.

    Step 3

    1. Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 to 40 minutes (the time depends on the oven).Lemon yogurt cake | Food From Portugal

    Step 4

    1. Remove the cake from oven and unmold. Let cool to room temperature and serve.

Lemon yogurt cake | Food From Portugal

Lemon yogurt cake

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices)

Calories: 148

Total Fat: 1.5 g(2%)

Saturated Fat: 0.5 g(3%)

Cholesterol: 42 mg(14%)

Sodium: 25 mg(1%)

Total Carbohydrate: 29.5 g(11%)

Protein: 4 g

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