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We featured Gateau au Yaourt or Yogurt Cake recipe in the second issue of Desserts Magazine by Paola Westbeek, of In my Life. The Gateau au Yaourt, is a traditional French cake made of yogurt, it is an easy, quick and simple cake to make. The cake is moist, not too sweet and a perfect pairing with your favorite tea or coffee, especially when served warm. Gateau au Yaourt is great any time of the day and occasion.

Makes about 8 servings

250 g all- purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
Fat pinch fleur de sel
225 ml vanilla yogurt
3 large eggs
2 Tablespoons creme de cassis
175 g caster sugar
100 ml sunflower oil

1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C (355 degrees F). Lightly butter and flour a 22-cm springform pan. Line the bottom of the pan with a circle of baking paper.

2. Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl. Add the fleur de sel, grinding it well between your fingers, and stir to combine.

3. In another bowl, beat the yogurt, sugar and creme de cassis. Add eggs one by one, beating well after each addition. Add the dry ingredients to the wet and beat until combined. Add oil and beat again.

4. Pour the batter into your prepared springform pan and bake the gateau for 50 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool on a wire rack.

Posted on Apr 24, 2008

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