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Monday, November 17, 2008

Gateau au Yoaout.

This is a delightfully tasty, moist and very easy cake to make. It comes from the blog of dear Pi, who has now gone to feed the angels. http://pistachioenlacocina.blogspot.com

G√Ęteau Au Yaourt

2 eggs
1 cup of whole milk plain unsweetened yogurt
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder (1 envelope)
1 teaspoon vanilla paste/extract
1 tablespoon light rum

Preheat the oven to 180° C (350° F), line the bottom of a round ten-inch (25cm) cake pan with parchment paper and grease the sides. In a large mixing-bowl, gently combine the yogurt, eggs, sugar, vanilla, oil and rum. In another bowl, sift together the flour and baking powder. Add the flour mixture into the yogurt mixture, and blend together -- don't overwork the dough. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan, and bake for 30 to 35 minutes, until the top is golden brown and a cake tester comes out clean. Let stand for ten minutes, run a knife around to loosen, and turn out on a rack to cool.

The chances I made..
Used Rice Bran Oil instead of vegetable oil.
Used Greek yogurt instead of plain yogurt.

And I iced the cake with a simple butter icing with lemon essence.
This is a MUST try cake. ( Forget you not Pi)

8 comments:

Victoria Sponge said...

That is such a beautiful cake sal! I'm going to make it next week. YUM! xxx

Anna said...

Sally, that looks really good! I'm sure Pi would have been well impressed!

Rhyleysgranny said...

That looks lovely Sal. Gorgeous pic. I like this sort of cake. I wonder if I could make it in a loaf pan

Sally said...

Don't see why not Brenda. Going to have some with ice-cream today for 11's

arista said...

That sounds like such a lovely cake Sally, and the photo is great. I think I might be trying this one out.

Rosie said...

This looks gorgeous Sally.

Rose x

Maria said...

What a beautiful cake!!

Maria
x

Linda F said...

I really am in love with this recipe!!! I make it in a loaf tin now as it always works out so well, yours looks excellent Sal!