Nov 042010

A light and moist yogurt cake, topped with fresh apple slices and sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar, a perfect accompaniment to your morning coffee or tea!

Treat yourself with this Apple Yogurt Coffee Cake, The apple slices are perfectly cooked on top of a moist yogurt cake with a delicious buttery flavor.

I tried to make this a simple recipe so you can whip this up in no time, the longest thing is waiting for it to get out of the oven!

Apple Yogurt Coffee Cake
Cake Ingredients:

1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
3/4 cup plain yogurt

1 apple, peeled, cored and thinly sliced – I used a Gala apple
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon
2 1/2 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Grease a 9 inch round springform pan and line the bottom with waxed paper.
  2. Cream together the butter and sugar until light and creamy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add the vanilla extract.
  3. In a separate bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt.
  4. Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients, then add the yogurt, and stir until smooth. Spoon the batter into prepared pan and smooth the surface.
  5. Arrange the apple slices evenly over the mixture in a circular pattern, starting in the center. In a small bowl add the sugar and cinnamon, mix together. Sprinkle the apple slices with the cinnamon and sugar mixture. Melt the butter and drizzle over the top.
  6. Bake for 45 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean when inserted into the center of the cake. Leave in the pan for 5 minutes to cool, pop open the springform pan, cut and enjoy.
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  11 Responses to “Apple Yogurt Coffee Cake”

  1. Oooh scrumptious! I just posted an Apple Coffee Cake but now I want to try yours! It looks so moist and delicious! Fabulous and a recipe I will be bookmarking!

  2. Wow! What a beautiful apple cake (I just made one myself!) Did you use low fat or whole yogurt? I love the slices on top. So pretty, and I’m sure so delicious!

  3. This is so pretty! I love apple cake, but have never tried a yogurt cake. I bet it stays so moist and delicious!!

  4. I love cake in the morning :) This looks devine. I can just taste it now.. going perfectly with a cup of coffee!

  5. Thanks Monet, I used whole but you can use whatever yogurt you have on hand or want:)

  6. Jamie, Thanks for stopping by, checked out your Apple Coffee Cake it also looks quite delish! I hope you do give this one a try:)

  7. Gorgeous and sounds so yummy!

  8. What a lovely coffee cake with cinnamon-sugary topping. It looks moist and that slice looks so perfect. A nice treat, indeed, to wake up to for bfast/brunch or dessert!

  9. MM!! I can see the moistness in the photos… a wonderful cake!

  10. Coffe cake + apples = delish!!! Thank you :)

  11. looks delicious..

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