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Italian Yogurt Cake

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Italian Yogurt Cake

Italian Yogurt Cake
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By Ron and Colleen Suhanosky
This is a very simple cake, you can add chopped chocolate, fold in berries or cooked chopped fruit, orange or lemon zest. We sometimes cut it in half and spread nutella or homemade jam. Cover with powder sugar. Makes a perfect Italian birthday cake.


  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup grapeseed oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup whole milk yogurt
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Beat egg yolks and sugar together until pale and well incorporated.
  • Slowly add oil, then yogurt and vanilla extract. Sift in flour with baking soda and salt.
  • Whip egg whites to soft peak and fold into batter.
  • Pour into greased and floured 9x13 baking dish or loaf pan. Bake 350 degrees about 30 minutes depending on size pan.