Yogurt Orange Cake

What a perfect combination…! Orange and yogurt! It’s very delicious and moisture and it’s a pleasant “company” to your coffee! 

What  you’ll need: (For 4-6 people)image

  •  1 1/2 cups GF  flour, all-purpose
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ tsp cardamom
  • 8 tablespoons butter at room temperature
  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • zest of 1 orange
  • 4 eggs
  • ¾ cup Greek yogurt.It has rich flavor and texture.
  • 1/2 tsp. Cointreau

Icing sugar for dusting, optional

How to make it:

Preheat oven to  350 F. Grease a round cake tin 11 inches.
In a bowl stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cardamom.

In the mixer beat the butter about 1 minute. Add honey and beat the mixture for about one minute. Add the orange zest, vanilla,Cointreau and eggs, one at a time, stirring until combined well our materials. Gradually add the flour mixture and stir until a homogeneous slurry.

Add the yogurt and stir.
Spread the mixture evenly in the cake tin and bake about 40-45 minutes. Leave the cake to cool for 15 minutes and sprinkle with icing sugar.

*The original recipe needs 2 cups of regular flour,but the GF flour is  different than the regular. So, I put 1 1/2. It all depends what kind of flour you’ll use. There are different kind of all purpose GF flour in the market.

** Cointreau is optional. 

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