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Author Notes: This is really special. Who can image that you can combine orange and lavender together? I most definitely did not consider this combination to be possible. I like these two things separately or with other elements. Lavender with lemon or orange with chocolate. Now, consider this unique combination of citrus and floral. This is a winner in my book.
My weekends are dedicated to cooking and baking. Although I'm known to go overboard with baking, I had to consciously stop myself to only bake one sweet treat a week - unless I'm extremely stressed out. So this weekend, I wanted to make yogurt cake. But yogurt cake again?? It becomes so boring after five times. I need baking to be exciting and interesting. So here's another variation of Dorie Greenspan's French Yogurt Loaf - made even better.
Adapted from Dorie Greenspan's French Yogurt Loaf Recipe @ Baking From My Home to Yours —Christabel
- 1 cup plain flour
- 1/2 cup almond flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup lavender sugar
- 1/2 cup raw sugar - you can use caster sugar too
- 1/2 cup plain whole milk yogurt
- 1/2 cup blood orange infused olive oil
- 1/4 cup vanilla extract
- 3 pieces large eggs
- Preheat the oven to 160C. Grease a large 9 inch non stick loaf pan. Mix the dry ingredients together and set aside. Mix the sugars and the wet ingredients.
- Add the dry to wet ingredients and mix until just combined. I baked mine in the oven for 40-50 minutes. Let cool in the pan for 10 minutes before turning it out on a rack to cool completely.
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