Yogurt Lemon Cake

lemon cake made with yogurt

For the cake lovers out there, this recipe features a little sweetness, a little tartness, and a whole lot of delicious!

  • Preparation: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Makes: 8 servings


  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • A pinch of salt
  • A pinch of nutmeg
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • ½ cup Danone Vanilla yogurt
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of ½ a lemon
  • Icing sugar, to garnish


    Oven temperature: 400°F/200°C

  1. Oil a 9-inch springform pan. Set aside.
  2. In a bowl, mix the flour with the baking powder, salt and nutmeg.
  3. In another bowl, whisk the eggs with the sugar until smooth and homogeneous. Whisk in oil, yogurt, lemon zest and juice.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the liquid ingredients and mix.
  5. Pour the dough into the cake pan and bake in the middle of the oven for 30 minutes.
  6. Once cooled, unmould and sprinkle with icing sugar. Serve.