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Orange Yogurt Cake( Gateau au yaourt orange)

Orange Yogurt Cake - a light, moist and endlessly adaptable French cake. So Easy So Tasty.
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Keyword cakes, orange, quick and easy, yogurt
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 335kcal
Author AfricanBites


  • 1 1/2 cups (190 grams)) all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup (200grams) sugar
  • 2 teaspoons(10 grams) baking powder
  • 4 -5 ounce (140-150grams) yogurt I used vanilla
  • 3 Large eggs
  • 2-3 teaspoons grated zest ( Orange, lemon or tangerine )
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg (optional)
  • 1/2 cup (112grams) cup oil ( or melted butter)

Tangerine Glaze:

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1-2 Tablespoons freshly squeezed citrus juice ( lemon, orange or tangerine )


  • Heat the oven to 350°F. Grease a 9-inch spring form pan or a loaf pan lightly with baking spray or oil
  • In large bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder, tangerine zest and nutmeg. Set aside
  • In another medium bowl, whisk the eggs, vanilla and yogurt.
  • Gradually incorporate the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients
  • Then, fold in the oil until it is fully mixed- it will take a minute or so
  • Bake the cake in the oven until a round wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out free of cake. About 50-55 mins.
  • For the glaze, in a medium bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar and tangerine juice. Adjust for thickness consistency by: adding more juice, if it is too thick , and adding more sugar if it is to running
  • . Let the cake cool to room temperature and then add the glaze. Pour over the top of the cake


Calories: 335kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 28mg | Potassium: 101mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 102IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 2mg