Yogurt Lemon Cake


  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 cup of light flavoured yogurt (you can use lemon or vanilla)
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • ½ tbsp baking powder
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • Pinch of salt


Step 1

Grate the lemon.

Step 2

Separate egg whites from egg yolks and place the egg yolks in a large bowl.

Step 3

Add the sugar to the egg yolks and beat until the volume of the egg yolks doubles and you get a whitish mixture.

Step 4

Add vegetable oil, yogurt and lemon zest to the egg yolk mix.

Step 5

Sift the flour into the egg yolk mixture, then add the baking powder and stir until combined.

Step 6

Add the pinch of salt to the egg whites and beat the egg whites until you get white stiff.

Step 7

Add the egg white mixture to the egg yolk and flour batter and stir and until well combined.

Step 8

Grease the cake pan with vegetable oil and spread a little bit of flour on it.

Step 9

Preheat over to 350°F.

Step 10

Pour the batter into the cake pan and bake for 30-60 minutes in the middle shelf.

Step 11

Check the cake with a knife to make sure it’s cooked. The knife should come out clean.

Step 12

Set the cake to cool for about 5 minutes before removing it from cake pan.

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