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French Lemon Yogurt Cake Recipe

Lemon yogurt cake which is tender, soft and has a mild lemon aroma and taste to it and the whole cake is drenched in lemon syrup.
4.17 from 18 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Servings 8 servings
Calories 403 kcal


  • cup All Purpose Flour (180 grams)
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ½ cup Plain Yogurt (120 ml)
  • 1 cup Sugar (200 grams)
  • 3 large Eggs
  • 1 tsp Lemon Zest
  • ½ cup Oil (120 ml)

For Lemon Glaze

  • 1 cup Confectioners Sugar
  • 4 tbsp Lemon Juice


  • Preheat oven to 180 degree C. Grease a 8 inch round pan with oil and sprinkle flour all over it. Coat on all sides and tap off the excess.
  • Now take flour, baking powder, salt in a bowl and whisk till combined. Set aside.
  • Take yogurt, sugar, oil, lemon zest and eggs in a bowl and whisk well.
  • Add in flour in it and fold gently. Dont over mix.
  • Spoon this into the baking pan and bake for 30 to 40 mins. Insert a toothpick to check whether the cake is done or not.
  • Now remove it from oven and let it cool in the tin for 10 mins. Now ease the sides and invert it.
  • Cool it down.
  • When the cake is cooling, make icing by mixing up icing sugar and lemon juice. Pour this over the warm cake and slice and serve.
Nutrition Facts
French Lemon Yogurt Cake Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 servings)
Calories 403 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 286mg12%
Potassium 84mg2%
Carbohydrates 60g20%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 41g46%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 117IU2%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 93mg9%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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