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can I substitute greek yougert for sour cream in a cake recipe?

asked by tolstoy almost 5 years ago
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23b88974-7a89-4ef5-a567-d442bb75da04.avatar
added almost 5 years ago

I interchange the two all the time.

73cd846c-b69c-41fe-8f8b-7a3aa8dd3b93.desert
added almost 5 years ago

Yes, I as well do this but the thought is that I'm matching the fat content. If your doing it to lower the fat content expect it to maybe be a little dryer.

73cd846c-b69c-41fe-8f8b-7a3aa8dd3b93.desert
added almost 5 years ago

Ah, I missed the key word "greek" yogurt. Which I'm sure will not only match but exceed the fat content of sour cream. Which can only yeild a more moist cake.

23b88974-7a89-4ef5-a567-d442bb75da04.avatar
added almost 5 years ago

I also use yogurt interchangable with sour cream and buttermilk in cakes. Yogurt makes a really nice cake to me.

Fad1d966-4923-41f5-815f-8c19d8b337e4.flower
added almost 5 years ago

I like to interchange whole fat Greek yogurt for sour cream. As DonnyG points out, the higher fat content makes for a moister cake. Rivka has an amazing maple yogurt pound cake on this site.