Apple Yogurt Cake

Rated 5.0 based on 2 customer reviews
Apple Yogurt Cake
Apple Yogurt Cake


  • 1 tablespoon butter, or as needed
  • 4 teaspoons raw sugar, divided
  • 1¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • ⅔ cup almond flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 eggs, at room temperature
  • ¾ cup cane sugar
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • ¾ cup plain whole milk yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon rum
  • 1 tablespoon orange blossom water
  • 1½ cups peeled and (½ inch) diced Fuji apple


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter a 9-inch pie plate or cake pan. Sprinkle about half the raw sugar into the bottom and onto the sides of the pan.
  2. Mix all-purpose flour, almond flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a bowl with a whisk.
  3. Beat eggs in a stand mixer with the whisk attachment at medium-high speed until eggs are pale, fluffy, and tripled in volume, 2 to 3 minutes. Stream sugar into the egg mixture while beating; mix for another 30 seconds.
  4. Pour olive oil in a slow and steady stream into the egg mixture and continue beating until emulsified into a thick and creamy batter, about 30 seconds; add yogurt and mix until blended before adding the rum and orange blossom and beating for another 10 seconds.
  5. Switch speed to medium-low and add about half the flour mixture; mix until just incorporated.
  6. Toss the diced apples with the remaining flour mixture and add to the bowl; mix until just incorporated, about 15 seconds.
  7. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Sprinkle raw sugar over the surface of the batter.
  8. Bake in preheated oven until a toothpick or knife blade inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean, about 40 minutes. Move to a wire rack to cool for at least 30 minutes.
Mealthy tip:

If you're looking to switch it up, try chopped pears or in-season berries in this cake. Or take it to the next level and sub in ground hazelnuts for the almond meal for an even richer flavor and color.


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Sam Dalton says:

Delicious apple yogurt cake that's perfectly sweet. Reminds me of an apple pie, but in cake form. My wife especially loves to eat it in the morning with a cup of coffee.

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Greg Jones says:

This cake was delicious! I love incorporating yogurt, it gave it a nice moist texture and great taste. I don't eat baked goods often, but next time I do, I'll be making this again.