Soft and easy cake with yogurt and apples (also gluten free version)


Easy, quick, soft and delicious cake with yogurt and apples. I have also prepared a gluten free version (using rice flour) for my celiac friend and it was a success.

Soft and easy cake with yogurt and apples (also gluten free version)
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For 4 Person(s)


  • 1 apple
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 160 g brown sugar
  • 140 ml vegetable oil
  • 125 ml lactose-free yogurt (or regular one)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 300 g all-purpose flour (for the gluten free version use rice flour)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • lemon zest to taste
  • powdered sugar to taste

Soft and easy cake with yogurt and apples (also gluten free version) Directions

  1. Separate the eggs. Whip the whites until stiff.

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  2. Add the egg yolks, sugar, oil, vanilla extract, and the yogurt and stir until all ingredients are combined.

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  3. Add the sifted flour (or rice flour if you are making the gluten-free version) together with the baking soda and baking powder and grated lemon zest (I used a whole lemon).

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  4. Gently stir in the flour. Line a square baking pan with parchment paper, pour the mixture and gently place, rather thin, apple slices (skin off) on top.

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  5. Bake in static oven preheated to 180°C for about 40 minutes. Remove from the oven, allow to cool slightly before removing from the pan. Serve once completely cooled with some powdered sugar on top.

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Nutrition facts

(vegetarian, gluten free, lactose free)
Per Serving


Saturday, 22 April 2017
Never heard of this recipe before, but it sure looks tasty!! - lavanit20

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