GREEK YOGURT LEMON CAKE

Greek yogurt Lemon cake is a cake made with flour, sugar, eggs, lemon, Greek yogurt, oil, soaked in lemon syrup; that can be prepared in less than 15 minutes.

Easy and quick to prepare, soft and syrupy, this cake originating from Greece can be enjoyed at the end of a meal or during the daytime snacks.

Difficulty level : easy
Prep time : 15 mins
Break : 15 mins
Cook time : 55 mins
Total time : 1 hour 10 mins + 15 mins (rest)
Yield : 6 servings
Cake :
3 eggs
1.1 cup (220 g) powdered sugar
2 lemons (juice and grated zest)
2.5 cups (300 g) flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1.1 cup (275 g) Greek yogurt
1/2 cup (125 ml) oil
Lemon syrup :
2 lemons (zest)
1 cup (200 g) sugar
2/3 cup (160 ml) of water
1/3 cup (80 ml) lemon juice

Steps :

  • Preheat oven to 360°F.
  • Line a 8-9 inch round pan with parchment paper.
  • In a bowl, add the 3 eggs and 1.1 cups of sugar and whisk for 5 minutes until white and fluffy.
  • Add the juice and zest of 2 lemons and continue beating for another 2 to 3 mins.
  • While whisking, gradually add flour, yogurt and oil to the mixture until smooth.
  • Pour the mixture into the pan and bake for 45 to 50 mins until a knife blade comes out dry when inserted in the center of the cake.
  • Remove from oven and let stand for 10 mins.
  • Turn out onto a rack and let cool.
  • Remove the lemon peel, avoiding the bitter white part, and cut into very thin strips.
  • Bring a little water to a boil in a saucepan, add the zests and boil for 1 min from the time of boiling.
  • Remove from heat and drain in a colander, rinse.
  • Put the water, sugar, lemon juice and drained zests in a saucepan and cook over medium heat for about 4 mins from boiling.
  • Remove from heat and let stand for about 3 mins.
  • Take a colander, remove the zests and put them in a bowl.
  • Once cooled, pierce the cake in various places all over the surface.
  • Pour the hot syrup over the cake and let it cool completely while it absorbs the syrup.
  • Unmold, garnish with lemon zest.
  • Serve and enjoy!

5 MINUTE MILK CHOCOLATE CAKE

A 5 Minute Milk Chocolate Cake is a cake made with milk chocolate, eggs, sugar, butter, flour, milk, salt and yeast, that can be prepared in less than 5 minutes.

Easy and quick to prepare, soft and smooth, this cake can be eaten during daytime snacks.

Difficulty level : low
Prep time : 5 mins
Rest time :
Cook time : 45 mins
Total time : 50 mins
Yield : 6 servings
1.5 cups (250 g) milk chocolate (plus about 1/3 cup -50 g- of decoration)
3 eggs, at room temperature
2/3 cup (125 g) sugar
1/2 cup (120 g) butter
2 cups (250 g) flour 
3/4 cup (180 ml) milk
1 pinch of salt
1 tablespoon baking powder

Steps :

  • In a saucepan, melt chocolate with butter over very low heat, stirring occasionally.
  • Whisk the eggs with the sugar whisk for about 5 minutes until the mixture triples in volume and becomes fluffy.
  • Mix at low speed, add milk, flour sifted with baking powder, a pinch of salt and melted chocolate.
  • Pour the mixture into a 23 to 24 cm chimney mould.
  • Add many small pieces of chocolate (about 50 g) on top.
  • Preheat the oven in static mode to 180°C.
  • Bake for about 40 to 45 minutes.
  • Do the toothpick test, which should come out dry in the center of the cake if it is cooked.
  • Take out and let cool.
  • Unmould and serve decorated with chocolate pieces and a pinch of powdered sugar.
  • Enjoy!

8 TABLESPOON YOGURT CAKE

A 8 Tablespoon Yogurt Cake is a cake made with 8 tablespoons of flour, sugar, yogurt, milk, eggs and baking powder, flavored with lemon and vanilla; which takes less than 10 minutes to prepare.
Easy and quick to prepare, soft and fragrant, it can be eaten at breakfast or during other daytime snacks.

Difficulty level : easy
Prep time : 10 mins
Rest time :
Cook time : 40 mins
Total time : 50 mins
Yield : 6/8 servings
8 tablespoons flour
8 tablespoons sugar
8 tablespoons plain yogurt
8 tablespoons milk
4 eggs
1/2 tablespoon baking powder
1 lemon (grated zest)
vanilla extract or 1 vanilla pod

Steps :

  • In a bowl, sift flour and mix with sugar.
  • Form a fountain in the center and add the eggs, vanilla and lemon zest.
  • Start kneading the mixture and add the yogurt and milk.
  • Knead the dough for a few minutes and finally add the baking powder.
  • Butter a bavarian mould and sprinkle with sugar.
  • Preheat the oven in static mode to 360°F.
  • Bake for about 40 minutes.
  • Do the toothpick test, which should come out dry in the center of the cake if it is cooked.
  • Remove and let cool.
  • Turn out, serve and enjoy!

5 MINUTE YOGURT CLOUD CAKE

A 5 minute yogurt cloud cake is a cake made of flour, sugar, yogurt, oil, cornstarch, eggs, baking powder, lemon and powdered sugar. It can be prepared in less than 5 minutes.

Easy and quick to prepare, ultra-moist and sweet, it can be enjoyed as a snack during the day, alone or with creams or fruits.

Difficulty level : easy
Prep time : 10 mins
Rest time :
Cook time : 40 mins
Total time : 50 mins
Yield : 6 servings
2 cups (250 g) flour
3/4 cup (150 g) sugar
0.6 cup (150 g) plain yogurt
3 fl oz (90 ml) oil
50 g (1/3 cup (50 g) cornstarch
3 medium sized eggs
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 lemon (grated zest)
icing sugar

Steps :

  • In a bowl, sift and add flour, cornstarch and baking powder.
  • In another bowl, whisk the eggs with the sugar until they are white.
  • Add the yogurt and oil and continue mixing.
  • Gradually add the flour, cornstarch and baking powder mixture and continue to whisk at high speed.
  • Add lemon juice and mix gently with a spatula from bottom to top.
  • Pour into a buttered and floured 9-10 inch (24-26 cm) diameter pan.
  • Preheat oven in static mode to 360°F/180°C.
  • Bake for about 40 minutes.
  • Test with a toothpick that should come out dry in the center of the cake if it is cooked.
  • Once puffed up and golden, remove from oven and let cool in pan to room temperature.
  • Unmold, place on a plate and sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  • Serve and enjoy!

5 MINUTE – HOT WATER CAKE

A 5 Minute hot water cake is a cake made with flour, milk, eggs, sugar, oil, water, baking powder, lemon and salt, that takes less than 5 minutes to prepare.

Easy and very quick to prepare, soft and fluffy, it is perfect as a snack during the day or as a base for layer cakes.

Difficulty level : easy
Prep time : 5 min
Rest time :
Cook time : 50 min
Total time : 55 min
Yield : 6 servings
1.6 cups (200g) flour
1 cup (200 g) sugar
2/3 cup (150 ml) hot water
0.4 cup (100 ml) milk
2 oz (60 ml) oil
2 eggs
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 lemon (grated zest)
1 pinch of salt

Steps :

  • Preheat the oven in static mode to 170°C/338°F.
  • In a bowl, break eggs, add a pinch of salt, milk, oil and sugar.
  • Mix with a spoon.
  • Add the sifted flour, baking powder and grated lemon peel. Mix well.
  • Pour water into a saucepan and let cool.
  • Add the water to the mixture and mix.
  • Bake for 50 min.
  • Remove from oven and let cool.
  • Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve.
  • Enjoy !

5 MINUTE – APPLE CLOUD CAKE

A 5 minute apple cloud cake is a cake made with cornstarch, sugar, oil, milk, apples, eggs, yeast, lemon.

Quick and easy to prepare, without flour or butter, this soft, fluffy and fragrant cake can be enjoyed as a daytime snack.

Difficulty level : easy
Prep time : 5 min
Rest time :
Cook time : 35 min
Total time : 40 min
Yield : 6 servings
2 cups (250 g) cornstarch
3/4 cup (175 g) sugar
1/3 cup (75 ml) oil
3 tablespoons milk
4 apples
3 eggs
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 lemon (zest and juice)
icing sugar

Steps :

  • Line a 22 cm baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Wash, peel and cut the apples into thin slices and pour the lemon juice over them.
  • Preheat the oven in static mode to 180°C.
  • In a bowl, whisk the eggs and sugar with an electric whisk until light and fluffy.
  • Add oil, milk, grated lemon peel and whisk.
  • Add cornstarch and yeast and mix well.
  • Pour the batter into the pan and arrange the apple slices on top.
  • Bake for 35 to 40 minutes.
  • After 30 minutes, test with a toothpick.
  • If dry, the toothpick should come out of the center of the cake.
  • Remove and let cool.
  • Serve and enjoy.

10 MINUTE COCONUT SPONGE CAKE

A 10 minute coconut sponge cake is a cake made of sugar, eggs, butter, shredded coconut, flour and baking powder that can be prepared in less than 10 minutes.

Easy and quick to prepare, soft and tasty, it can be enjoyed at the end of a meal or during daytime snacks.

Difficulty level : easy
Prep time : 10 min
Rest time :
Cook time : 30 min
Total time : 40 min
6 servings
3/4 cup (150 g) sugar
3 eggs
1/2 cup (100 g) butter
2.5 cups (200 g) grated coconut
0.4 cup (50 g) flour
2 tablespoons of baking powder

Steps :

  • In a bowl, add the eggs with the sugar and beat until the mixture triples in volume.
  • Beat butter in another bowl until creamy.
  • Gradually add to the previous mixture while continuing to beat.
  • Add half of the grated coconut and continue to mix while adding the yeast and the flour previously sifted until a thick and homogeneous mixture is obtained. 
  • Pour the mixture into a 9 inches (24 cm) square or rectangular mold fitted with baking paper.
  • Preheat the oven in static mode to 360°F/180º C.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Test the toothpick, which should come out of the center of the cake dry if the cake is baked.
  • Take out of the oven and let cool to room temperature, then put in the refrigerator.
  • Before serving, sprinkle with the other half of grated coconut and enjoy !

EASY BUTTER FREE APPLE CAKE RECIPE

A butter free apple cake is a cake made of apples, flour, sugar, oil, plain yogurt, eggs, baking powder, lemon, vanilla and brown sugar.

Easy and quick to prepare, sweet and delicious, it can be enjoyed at breakfast or during daytime snacks.

Difficulty level : easy
Prep time : 5 min
Rest time :
Cook time : 45 min
Total time : 50 min
6 servings
3 apples
2 cups flour, all purpose
3/4 cup caster sugar
3 fl oz oil
1/2 cup plain yoghurt
3 eggs, at room temperature
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 lemon (grated zest)
vanilla extract
brown sugar

Steps :

  • Cover a 9-10 inch pan with baking paper.
  • In a bowl, whisk the eggs for about 2 min with the sugar, vanilla and lemon zest until a light and fluffy mixture is obtained.
  • While whisking, pour in the oil and yogurt and continue to whisk until you get a homogeneous mixture.
  • Add the flour and baking powder, sifted and mixed together beforehand and incorporate everything.
  • Add 2 apples previously cut into cubes, mix and pour the mixture into the mold.
  • Decorate the cake with the remaining apple cut into slices.
  • Sprinkle the surface with brown sugar.
  • Preheat the oven in static mode to 355°F/175°C.
  • Bake for about 40 to 45 min.
  • Check the doneness with the blade of a knife inserted in the center of the cake which should come out dry.
  • Take out of the oven and let cool.
  • Sprinkle with icing sugar.
  • Serve and enjoy!

5 MINUTE SPARKLING WATER CHOCOLATE CAKE

A 5 minute sparkling water chocolate cake is a cake made of flour, sugar, oil, sparkling water, cocoa, eggs, baking powder, salt and icing sugar.

Easy and quick to prepare, soft, airy and delicious, it is perfect for breakfast or other daytime snacks.

Difficulty level : easy
Prep time : 5 mins
Rest time : –
Cook time : 35 mins
Total time : 45 mins
6 servings
2.5 cups (320 g) flour
3/4 cup (150 g) powdered sugar
1/2 cup (120 ml) peanut oil
1/2 cup (120 ml) sparkling water
3.5 tablespoons cocoa powder
5 eggs
1/2 tablespoon baking powder
1 pinch of salt
icing sugar

Steps :

  • Separate the yolks from the egg whites. 
  • In a bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff, adding a pinch of salt. 
  • In another bowl, then beat the egg yolks, adding a little sugar until whitened.
  • Add the sparkling water, oil and cocoa powder. 
  • Gradually add the cake flour and baking powder mixed together beforehand. 
  • Mix well until lumps are removed. 
  • Gently add the whipped egg whites to the preparation, moving slowly up and down. 
  • Line a 10 inch (24 to 26 cm) mold with baking paper and pour the mixture into it.
  • Preheat the oven in static mode to 360°F/180 ° C.
  • Bake during 35 at 40 mins.
  • Do the toothpick test, if it comes out dry from the center of the cake, it is cooked.
  • Take out of the oven and let cool.
  • Sprinkle with icing sugar.
  • Serve and enjoy!

ECONOMICAL CAKE

An economical cake without eggs, butter and milk is a cake made from flour, sugar, oil, water, yeast, salt, vanilla and icing sugar.

Easy and quick to prepare, economical, without eggs, butter and milk, this moist cake is perfect for daytime snacks.

Difficulty level : easy
Prep time : 5 min
Rest time : –
Cook time : 45 min
Total time : 50 min
Yield : 6 people
2.5 cups (300 g) flour
1 cup (200 g) sugar
3 fl oz (90 ml) oil
1.4 cup (330 ml) water
1 tbsp baking powder
1 pinch salt
vanilla extract
icing sugar

Steps :

  • In a bowl, add the flour, baking powder, a pinch of salt and mix.
  • In another bowl, dissolve the sugar in room temperature water with a whisk.
  • Add the oil to the sugar water mixture while whisking.
  • Pour the flour mixture into the water mixture. Beat well.
  • Pour the mixture into a 10-12 inch pan.
  • Preheat the oven in static mode to 360° F/ 180°C.
  • Bake during 40 at 45 min.
  • Take out of the oven, let cool to room temperature.
  • Sprinkle with icing sugar.
  • Serve and enjoy !