Apple Yogurt Cake Recipe

Very Easy Moist Apple Cake

I just made this Apple Yogurt Cake Recipe! See the Pictures!

It's very easy and so very moist too! I will make this cake with apples over and over again! A family favourite for sure!

Apple Yogurt Cake Recipe

If you are looking for a very easy apple cake, with ingredients you probably already have on hand in your kitchen, you have found the best one! A great Fall/Autumn cake recipe for Thanksgiving Day!



Ingredients

1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 cup butter, melted
2 medium size eggs
1/2 cup, plus 2 tbsp. plain yogurt
2 medium size apples
zest of 1 lemon, optional
1/3 cup raw sugar (or use granulated sugar), for topping

Recipe Apple Cake

Easy Apple Cake with Yogurt

Directions

Peel, core and thinly slice the apples.

In a small bowl whisk together the flour, cinnamon and salt.

In a large bowl, using an electric hand mixer, beat the sugar and the melted butter until mixture is light and creamy.



Beat in the eggs, one at a time, beating for a few minutes after each addition.

Fold in (reduce the speed of the hand mixer), the flour mixture, alternating a few times with the yogurt, until mixture is well combined.

Use a spatula to stir in the sliced apples and the lemon zest (optional).

Pour the cake batter into a buttered, 8" round baking pan (it does not have to be a "deep" pan, as this cake is not intended to rise much), and smooth the top with the spatula.

Sprinkle the 1/3 cup raw (or granulated) sugar on top.

Bake at 350° F for about 40 minutes or until the top of the cake is golden, and a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.

Allow cake to cool in pan for about 5 - 10 minutes, and then turn onto a plate or a wire rack to cool completely.

Serve plain, or with a dollop of whipped cream or whipped dessert topping.

Serves 8.

Tip

This cake is so easy to make, and will keep well for several days (if it even lasts that long - at our home, it is gone the same day it is made), so... consider making a double batch of the batter and apples, and bake two apple cakes at one time.

You can also bake two cakes, use one fresh, and freeze one cake for a handy snack at a later date.

If you chose to freeze this apple cake, seal it with plastic wrap, and place it in an air-tight, freezer-safe container.






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