Citrus and Sea Salt Greek Yogurt Cake

Citrus and Sea Salt Greek Yogurt Cake
Staff Writer
Florida Department of Citrus

This cake uses Greek yogurt to make it a bit healthier, but still equally delicious. 

6
Servings
530
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the cake

  • 1/4 Cup orange juice
  • 1/2 Cup Greek yogurt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 Cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 Teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 Teaspoons orange zest
  • 1/3 Cup vegetable oil
  • 1 Teaspoon sea salt
  • 6 orange segments

For the glaze

  • 1/4 Cup orange juice
  • 3/4 Cups powdered sugar

Directions

For the cake

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large bowl, combine orange juice, yogurt, eggs, and sugar; mix until smooth. Add flour, baking powder, and orange zest; mix just until combined. Add oil and mix until fully blended.

Butter a 9-inch round cake pan; line the bottom with parchment paper. Pour cake batter into prepared pan. Lightly sprinkle sea salt on top of cake batter.

Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean. Let cake cool in pan for 8 minutes. Remove cake from pan and place on wire rack until completely cool.

For the glaze

While cake is cooling, prepare glaze. Combine orange juice and powdered sugar until smooth; reserve. Place cake on serving plate; drizzle glaze over top of cake. Garnish with orange segments, orange curl, and mint sprig, if desired.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
18g
26%
Sugar
4g
4%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Carbohydrate, by difference
82g
63%
Protein
9g
20%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
29mg
3%
Choline, total
9mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
10g
40%
Folate, total
121µg
30%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
18mg
6%
Niacin
4mg
29%
Phosphorus, P
97mg
14%
Selenium, Se
22µg
40%
Sodium, Na
69mg
5%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
27g
1%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Salt Shopping Tip

Salt enhances food by adding depth and accentuating existing flavors. Be sure to have a couple types in your cupboards. Regular iodized salt for the table is typical; sea salt is also a great investment.

Salt Cooking Tip

Bland food is never good. Be sure to season every layer of your food while cooking.