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Sunday, 21 August 2011

Normal Service Resumes - Marmalade Yoghurt Cake

The lack of posts have been due to me being on holiday for the last 2 weeks.  Anyway it is now back to reality, normality and baking! After lots of excessive eating I fancied quite a simple cake today and thought this loaf I found on bbb.co.uk/food would fit the bill nicely.  It also contains Greek yoghurt, which I've been consuming a lot of over the holiday, to eek out that holiday feeling before tomorrow's return to work. 

The Recipe

125g Greek yoghurt (I used Total)
50ml rapeseed oil
zest of 1 lemon
zest of 1 orange
3 eggs
125g caster sugar
200g plain flour
2 tspn baking powder

For the Glaze

75g marmalade
1 tbspn orange juice

1.  Preheat the oven to 180c/Gas 4. Grease and line a 1lb loaf tin.
2.  Beat together the yoghurt, oil, lemon and orange zest and eggs until light and fluffy.  Sift in all the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
3.  Spoon the mixture into the loaf tin and bake for around 45 mins or until an inserted skewer comes out clean.  
4.  Remove from the oven and leave to cool a little in the tin. 
5.  Make the glaze by warming the marmalade and orange juice in a small saucepan until melted together.  Pour the glaze over the cake and leave to cool completely before removing from the tin. 


  1. Hope you had a great holiday - always miserable going back to work. The cake looks really moist, light and delicious.

  2. This sounds absolutely delicious- I'm sure the yoghurt must have added a real moistness to the cake. Hope you had a great holiday!

  3. Good luck for your return to work, although with a slice of this at lunch time I'm sure you'll feel a wee bit better ;0)

  4. Mmmmm...looks delish!


  5. with this cake you are forgiven for going away and leaving us for so long!.. fab cake!

  6. The cake sounds delicious- i'm a big fan of greek yoghurt!

  7. Thanks for the comments!
    Hol was great thx - back to work was tough!
    Dom - loving that you're going to be writing in linc life. Have told my parents who live in lincs to look out for your first column.

  8. Sunshine - thanks for following!

  9. looks lovely! a great idea for the greek yoghurt, I love that.

  10. I'm not a big fan of marmalade, so I'll leave out the glaze!

    The cake looks to have a perfect texture.

  11. i love the flavor combo of yogurt and oranges:) your cake looks so moist and pretty. perfect tea time treat!

  12. sounds fabulous, I love marmalade!

  13. This loaf looks delightful and delicious!

  14. This sounds great! Love the idea of adding yoghurt.xxx

  15. Wowza! This looks lovely! I really love orange flavours in cake, but I have never used yoghurt in a cake before.

  16. This looks like my kind of cake....could do well at our charity cake stall in November for Children in Need.

  17. Vittem a receptet,köszönöm,szeretem a könnyen egyszerűen elkészíthető sütiket!! És nagyon finomnak látom!!