Yogurt,apple and prune cake with cinnamon topping.


The beautiful thing about this cake, besides its moist lusciousness, is that it all mixes up in one bowl, and you don’t even need beaters. It’s only mildly sweet, too; much of the sweetness comes from the apples & prunes.

  • Ingredients:
  • 2 cups plain white yogurt
  • 2/3 cup olive or vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice and grated zest of a lemon
  • 4 apples cut into chunks about 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 and 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 and 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 20 stoned prunes
  • topping: 2 teaspoons mixed with 1/2 cup soft brown sugar. 1 tablespoon softened butter

Method:

Preheat oven ,160C and grease a 13in by 9in cake dish or tin
In a bowl mix the liquid ingredients and stir in the chopped apples.

In another bowl sift the flour,baking powder & baking soda.

Add the sugar ,grated lemon zest,salt & cinnamon.

Pour the liquid mixture over the dry ingredients and mix with a wooden spoon until it is smooth do not over beat.

Then spread half the batter in the dish and place the prunes over the batter then sprinkle 1/4 of the cinnamon & brown sugar over the layer.

Mix the cinnamoSpread remaing batter and smooth over.

n and brown sugar with the butter and put small pieces of this mixture on top .

Bake for about 40-50 mins ,if you see that top is browning yet its still not ready when you
Let it rest 15 minutes before serving. Can be served with warm custard . check with toothpick or skewer cover top with foil .

2 Responses to Yogurt,apple and prune cake with cinnamon topping.

  1. anna says:

    I tried the yoghurt apple cake and replaced the prune with strawberries and I used greek yoghurt and it was delicious.

    • lorraine says:

      Hi Anna,mmmm a good idea well done and strawberries are in season now . A very good idea thanks for sharing 🙂

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