- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup of sugar
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1 cup full fat whole milk yogurt
- 4 Large eggs
- 1 tsp Nutmeg
- 2 tsp orange zest (optional)
- 3/4 cup yogurt
- 3/4 cup of sugar
- 3 tbsp freshly squeezed orange juice (optional)
French Yogurt Cakeor Gateau au yaourt for the Francophiles, is one of the moistest cakes you can ever taste in your life.
The secret ingredient?
It’s none other than yogurt that binds the flour and eggs together in such a way that it becomes super soft and melts in every bite you take.It is a simple cake that you can flavor to your liking such as chocolate, lemon, carrot etc. but we will stick to the basics and bring you the original yogurt cake recipe.
Each slice of the yogurt cake contains 300 calories so it is better if you eat in moderation. Yogurt is high in calcium so it is a calcium rich cake.
How to Make French Yogurt Cake
The first pastry chef was Antonin Careme who is still talked about when it comes to French patisserie.