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

  • Posted by: tolstoy
  • October 23, 2010
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AEvans
AEvans October 23, 2010

I interchange the two all the time.

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anyone
anyone October 23, 2010

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.

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anyone
anyone October 23, 2010

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.

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nutcakes
nutcakes October 23, 2010

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

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Bevi
Bevi October 23, 2010

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.

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