Citrus Yogurt Cake

Bright citrus flavors balance a rich moist cake made with Greek nonfat yogurt.

  • PREPARATION TIME: 20 Minutes
  • COOKING TIME: 60 Minutes
  • YIELDS 12-16 servings


  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 cups Oikos® Greek 0% Plain or vanilla
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Zest of one orange or lemon (or more)
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • Confectioners’ sugar
  • Orange or lemon slices
Citrus Yogurt Cake


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter and flour a bundt pan.

  • Mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Combine the yogurt, citrus zest and vanilla.
  • Cream the sugar and the egg, add the oil. Alternately add the flour mixture with yogurt, and mix until just combined, being careful not to over mix.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan on a rack for 10 minutes.
  • Sprinkle the cooled cake with confectioners’ sugar if desired, and serve with orange or lemon slices.