Lemon Yogurt Cake with Raspberry Purée

Lemon Yogurt Cake with Raspberry Purée
Staff Writer
Cindy's Table

This is a great dessert that is refreshing and easy to make. A dollop of whipped cream makes all the difference, too. 

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6
Servings
526
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

NOTE: For the home made whipped cream – blend whipping cream until firm, add 2 tablespoons of confectioner sugar and 1 teaspoon of vanilla. Continue to blend until smooth. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 Teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 Cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 Teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 Teaspoon good quality vanilla extract
  • 1/2 Cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 Cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Cooking spray, as needed
  • 1 container of fresh raspberries
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons lemon juice
  • Blueberries, strawberries, or an extra container of raspberries (for garnish)

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Coat a loaf pan with cooking spray generously.

In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt into 1 bowl. In a large bowl, whisk together the yogurt, sugar, eggs, lemon zest, and vanilla. Slowly add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix together. With a rubber spatula, fold the vegetable oil into the batter, making sure it’s all combined together. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and bake for about 50 minutes, or until a toothpick placed in the center of the loaf comes out clean.

Meanwhile, add the raspberries, sugar, and lemon juice to a blender and purée until smooth. Put in a bowl and set in the refrigerator.

When the cake is done, let sit for at least 10 minutes. Take a butter knife and go along the loaf to make sure it is loose and take out and place on a serving dish.

To serve, slice loaf and put on a dessert dish, add the raspberry purée over the slice. Add blueberries, strawberries, or raspberries on the side of the plate or a few on top of the puree.

Lemon Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Lemon Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
26g
40%
Sugar
40g
N/A
Saturated Fat
4g
19%
Cholesterol
99mg
33%
Protein
10g
20%
Carbs
65g
22%
Vitamin A
40µg
4%
Vitamin B12
0.2µg
3.7%
Vitamin C
7mg
11%
Vitamin D
0.5µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
4mg
22%
Vitamin K
0.2µg
0.2%
Calcium
166mg
17%
Fiber
1g
3.9%
Folate (food)
24µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
106µg
26%
Folic acid
48µg
N/A
Iron
2mg
12%
Magnesium
12mg
3%
Monounsaturated
16g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
9%
Phosphorus
237mg
34%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
87mg
2%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
16.4%
Sodium
338mg
14%
Sugars, added
37g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
17.3%
Trans
0.2g
N/A
Zinc
0.6mg
3.7%