Lemon Yogurt Pound Cake #Yogurtperfection

Personally, I think yogurt is a pretty amazing superfood. At least it is in our house. It’s a good source of calcium and protein. My kids will eat it. It can work as a dessert all by itself. You can cook with it. You can bake with it. Oh, and did I mention that my kids eat it AND love it? There are lots of amazing recipes that you can use with yogurt, but today I am going to share one for Lemon Yogurt Pound Cake that I made with Liberté Méditerranée® French Vanilla and Lemon yogurts. Its a perfect tangy sweet dessert for you to take any neighborhood picnic or end of the school year party. The kids will think it’s yummy, and the adults with think it’s sophisticatedly delicious. (Of course, I found the Liberté Méditerranée® yogurt at my local Publix because that’s where I shop.)

My Mom Made That: Lemon Yogurt Pound Cake

This recipe is based on a recipe by the Barefoot Contessa; however, I modified it, as I wanted to make a creamier glaze, and use Vanilla yogurt, rather than plain Greek Yogurt. You will ultimately need 2 Liberté Méditerranée® French Vanilla yogurts and one Liberté Méditerranée® Lemon yogurt to make this recipe, as they are each 6 ounces.

Ingredients for Cake:

  • 1 & 1/2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Cup Liberté Méditerranée® French Vanilla Yogurt (two 6oz yogurts; eat the leftover!)
  • 3 Eggs, beaten
  • The zest from 2 medium-sized organic lemons
  • 1/4 teaspoon Lemon Extract (I used my own homemade recipe!)
  • 1/2 Cup Vegetable oil

Ingredients for Lemon-Sugar sauce:

  • 1/3 Cup Lemon Juice
  • 1/3 Cup Granulated Sugar

Ingredients for Yogurt Glaze:

My Mom Made That: Lemon Yogurt Pound Cake

Directions for Preparation:

Mix the flour, kosher salt and baking powder in bowl, and set aside. Zest your lemons after washing them, being careful to exclude the bitter pith from the zest. Blend Vanilla yogurt, sugar, eggs, lemon zest and lemon extract. Once well blended, add flour mixture. Then slowly fold in with spoon or spatula the oil into the batter. Put cake into large loaf pan, and bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes. While it is cooking, mix the lemon juice and sugar in a pan and cook on medium heat until the sugar is fully dissolved and the liquid is clear. After you remove the cake from the oven, pour the lemon sugar liquid over the cake while the cake cools.

Next make the glaze, by mixing together the powdered sugar, the Liberté Méditerranée® Lemon Yogurt and the lemon juice. Blend gently until the mixture is smooth and creamy. Slowly drip the glaze over the cake once it has cooled.

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My Mom Made That: Lemon Yogurt Pound Cake

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Comments

  1. I wanted to enter your giveaway, but the Rafflecopter says that it has not started yet!

  2. Love this yogurt and this recipe is absolutely drool-worthy!!

  3. Oh my! This looks amazingly moist and delicious! I will have to look for this brand in my store!

  4. I’m loving lemon right now and this looks delicious!!! Yogurt is a super food at our house, too!

  5. The glaze on that cake literally just made my mouth water. Oh, I’m such a sucker for a pound cake!!!

  6. This sounds amazing! Lemon is one of my favorite flavors!

  7. Jamie @ Love Bakes Good Cakes says:

    You just can’t go wrong with lemon treats! This sounds so amazing!

  8. That glaze= oh my! This looks so yummy. Will have to remember it for my upcoming BBQ.

  9. Oh wow ! This looks so moist and amazing !

  10. This looks amazingly tasty and ooey, gooey wonderful!

  11. Yum! Your lemon pound cake sounds so good! I would love try the coconut yogurt too. 🙂

  12. This is awesome! I have seen this yogurt at the store and have always been curious about it. I’ll have to give it a shot. The lemon looks really delicious. I have yogurt every morning for breakfast with my granola so I’ll have to try it out with breakfast and this yummy pound cake.

  13. I would love to try the Mediterranee Caramel flavor. Yum!

  14. always like anything lemon!

  15. Oh yum! This is one of my favorite yogurts. I love baking with yogurt, too. Looks so good!

  16. Allison S. says:

    I would like to try the cappuccino flavor.

  17. I’d love to try the Caramel flavor.

  18. Blueberry sounds yummy!

  19. I want to try the coconut flavor

  20. Ooh this sounds so delicious. I love a good pound cake!

  21. I love caramel!

  22. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    id love to try Strawberry

  23. Méditerranée Blackberry sounds delicious!

  24. I want to try the coconut.

  25. Kelli Taylor says:

    Definitely lemon

  26. Kelly Kimmell says:

    I think I’d like the Méditerranée Caramel best.

  27. LynneMarie says:

    I think I would love the Cappuccino flavor.

  28. colleen long says:

    I would love to try the Caramel. It looks so good.

  29. Sarah Cool says:

    I’m most excited to try the caramel flavor, yum!

  30. I want to try coconut!

  31. Lisa Kubin says:

    I would like to try the coconut and wild blueberry flavors the most but I bet they all sound yummy!

  32. Stephanie Shipley says:

    I would most love to try the Méditerranée Peach and Passion Fruit yogurt.

  33. Pamela Gurganus says:

    I’m most excited to try the peach and passion fruit.

  34. Birdiebee says:

    I am most excited to try the Méditerranée Cappuccino.

  35. I would love to try the caramel flavor

  36. I would like to try the cappuccino one.I love coffee flavored products.

  37. Alaina Brown says:

    Caramel or Lemon!

  38. OMG These look so good! I want to try coconut most.

  39. Angela Saver says:

    I would love to try the Mediterranee Caramel flavor!

  40. Melissa Douglass says:

    I really want to try Peach and Passion Fruit!

  41. Grace Mitchell says:

    I’d love to try the Méditerranée Caramel. Looks yummy!

  42. YVONNE WOODSTOCK says:

    Mmmm! Yummy! Every one of their flavors look delicious and I’d love to try them all. But if I have to narrow it down to which one I’d like to try first… I would choose their
    Méditerranée Caramel!

  43. Your pound cake looks delicious and reminds me of one my mum used to make when I was little!

  44. Madeline says:

    I’d love to try the Méditerranée Caramel.

  45. I would like to try the coconut and blackberry flavors.

  46. Rachel H says:

    I would want to try strawberry!
    Thanks for the giveaway

  47. I am most excited to try the Méditerranée Caramel, although they all sound so good!

  48. I’m most excited for Méditerranée Blackberry! Love blackberries!

  49. Katherine H says:

    I would like to try the Blueberry!

  50. DeAnna Keller says:

    I would love try the coconut yogurt!

  51. I would love to try the Mediterranee blackberry flavor!

  52. The Méditerranée Coconut looks so good!

  53. I just love pound cake and your recipe looks delicious!

  54. ET Pruitt says:

    I would love to try the blackberry flavor.

  55. maleficent m says:

    i would love to try the blueberry or caramel.

  56. I would like to try Méditerranée Blueberry yogurt from LiberteUSA

  57. Bridgett Wilbur says:

    I would love to try the French vanilla one first but they all sound so good.

  58. Goodness, there are so many great flavors. I think I would like to try the Méditerranée Blueberry first.

  59. matt damon says:

    i like to try Méditerranée Blueberry yogurt

  60. Joy McFalls says:

    the Méditerranée Peach and Passion Fruit sounds interesting! will have to try it.

  61. Liberty Frederick says:

    Dan will love this. He lurves lemon.

  62. Peach and Passion Fruit

  63. I like the strawberry flavor

  64. I’ll love to try caramel flavor.

  65. I would love to try the Lemon

  66. I want to try the Méditerranée Blackberry first, I do love blackberry.

  67. I think Peach Passionfruit looks delicious.

  68. I’ve had their wild blueberry, and it was good. I’d love to try the coconut flavor. I haven’t seen that one in the store yet.

  69. The blackberry yogurt looks delicious!

  70. wen budro says:

    I’m most excited to try the caramel flavor. It looks delicious.

  71. June Lisle says:

    I want to try the caramel but the coconut sounds good as well. Never tried those kinds before.

  72. I want to try the Caramel flavor

  73. Danette DW says:

    Caramel or Cappucino, yummmm

  74. Thomas Murphy says:

    I want to try the Méditerranée Cappuccino

  75. Jennifer Herman says:

    Méditerranée Caramel

  76. John Herman says:

    I would liketheMéditerranée Cappuccino

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