Almond And Orange Yogurt CakeFrom pleclare 4 years ago
- 12Tbs.(11/2 sticks) unsalted butter,room temp. plus more for pan shopping list
- 12/3c sugar shopping list
- 6 wide strips orange zest,plus 1Tbs finely grated zest shopping list
- 3/4c semolina flour shopping list
- 3/4c all-purpose flour(spooned and leveled) shopping list
- 1/2c blanched almonds,finely ground in processor shopping list
- 1tsp. baking powder shopping list
- 1/4tsp salt shopping list
- 2 large eggs plus 1 large egg yolk shopping list
- 1tsp pure vanilla extract shopping list
- 1c Greek yogurt(full -fat) plus more for serving shopping list
How to make it
- Preheat oven to 350. butter 9" round cake pan and line with parchment paper;butter paper. In a smalll sauce-pan,combine 2/3c sugar,1/2c water and orange-zest strips. Bring to a simmer over med-high heat;cook until sugar has dissolved,about 3 mins. Set syrup aside to steep.
- In a large bowl,whisk together flours,almonds,grated orange zest,baking powder and salt. In another large bowl using electric mixer,beat butter and 1 c sugar until light and creamy. Add eggs,one at a time,beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. With mixer on low,alternately beat in flour mixture and yogurt,beginning and ending with flour mixture.
- Tranfer batter to prepared pan;bake until cake is golden and a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean,50-55 mins. Let cool in pan 10 mins,then invert onto a rimmed serving plate. Using a fork,poke shallow holes(about 15)into top of cake. pour half the syrup over cake;garnish with orange-zest strips from syrup. Let cool completely. Serve with yogurt and remaining syrup.
- Note: If you would like to omit semolina flour,increase all-purpose flour to 11/2c. Instead of orange zest,you can substitute lemon zest;2tsps. grated and 4 strips.
The Cookpleclare Framingham, MA
The Rating6 people
The flavor combination sounds wonderful. I've seen that Greek yogurt in the stores but haven't tried it yet. I need to put this on my "to do" list.jett2whit in Union City loved it
Greek yogurt is wonderful and semolina flour will be something to look for. Thanks for the note on the substitute....the zest makes this special to me.notyourmomma in South St. Petersburg loved it
thanks!hunnee in Nanaimo loved it