This recipe was brought home by our daughter, Kacie after a cooking class at Young Chef's Academy here in Austin. I tweaked to include orange flavorings and it made for a perfect alternative to coffee cake to serve at brunch or a gathering. Word of Caution: very moist and delicious. —cakillgore
Appx. 20 pieces
1 1/4 cups
Salted Butter, Softened
1 1/2 cups
1 1/2 tablespoons
1 1/3 cups
Yogurt (Plain Greek)
Zest of One Orange
Confectioners Sugar (mixed with Juice of Zested Orange, Water and Orange Extract) to drizzle over cake when done.
In This Recipe
1-Preheat oven to 300° F. Prepare 9 x 13 glass baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
2-In a mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Beat in eggs and egg yolks, one at a time.
3-In a separate bowl, combine flour and baking powder.
4-Alternately combine flour mixture and yogurt to the butter mixture. Slowly mixing until smooth. Fold in grated orange zest.
5-Transfer mixture to the prepared baking dish and bake at 300° F for 45 minutes.
6-Remove from oven and pour mixed confectioner’s sugar on cake while warm. (I poke small holes w/toothpicks in cake to let topping soak in).