This The Best Blueberry Lemon Yogurt Cake is perfect for cake lover . It's fresh, easy, easy to make, healthy. the perfect recipe to make for your party...!
- 1 1/2 Cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1 cup plain yogurt*
- 1 cup sugar
- 3 large eggs
- 2 teaspoons lemon zest about 2 lemons
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup vegetable or canola oil**
- 1 cup blueberries
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice strained
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
Preheat oven to 350°. Grease loaf pan, line the bottom and longer sides with parchment paper and grease the paper with butter.
Sift the flour, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl.
In a large bowl combine the yogurt, sugar eggs, lemon zest and vanilla, whisk until combined.
Whisk the flour mixture into the liquid mixture until well combined.
Fold in the oil with a rubber spatula until thoroughly mixed***, then add the blueberries (lightly coat the blueberries in flour prior to adding, it prevents them from sinking).
Pour the batter in the the pan and bake for 50-60 minutes, checking at the 50 minute mark until toothpick comes out clean in center.
Remove from oven to baking rack and cool for about 10 minutes leaving it in the pan, remove cake from pan with the parchment handles and let cool another 10 minutes or so until just warm.
Whisk together the confectioners sugar, lemon juice and zest until combined, pour over cake.
*The original recipe calls for whole-milk yogurt, I used 2% greek yogurt and it worked fine.
**I only had canola oil on hand and the original recipes calls for vegetable oil, so either will work.
***The oil seemed to not want to combine so easily, but will after about a minute of folding.
Update: I forgot to add the amount of blueberries in the original post, 1 cup works great, you can always add a little bit more if you like!