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Yoghurt Cake

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This is such a simple cake, that your children can make it. It is soft and you can flavour it as the fancy takes you. 


  • Serves 6 :

    • 1 pot of full fat yoghurt 
      2 pots of sugar  
      zest of 1 lemon 
      3 pots of flour  
      3 medium eggs 
      1/2 pot of sunflower oil 
      1/2 sachet baking powder 
    • 1 tin with removable base
      Ø 22cm














  1. Preheat the oven to 180°.
  2. Pour the yoghurt into a large bowl and keep the pot for measuring the other ingredients. You only need one tablespoon for scraping out the pot and then for mixing.  
  3. Add in order: the sugar, lemon zest, (mixed together), the flour and the yeast, the eggs, and lastly the oil.  
  4. Mix well with the spoon to obtain a soft batter.   
  5. Pour into the buttered cake tin. 
  6. Bake for 45 minutes, lowering the temperature after 15 minutes to 170°.


Variation: replace the lemon zest with orange zest, a pinch of vanilla powder,  a tablespoon of orange flower water,  grated coconut.   
See the recipe for Yoghurt Cake with coconut.See the recipe for Bread Rolls with yoghurt.