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Greek Yoghurt, Lemon and Coconut Bundt Cake Recipe

written by Juliet Kennedy 1st October 2019

Happy new month! It’s October 1st! As we wait to celebrate Halloween, Diwali and two public holidays (in Kenya), here’s something you can whip up to celebrate the year’s journey.

Photo by J. Mwai

This Greek yoghurt, lemon and coconut Bundt cake can be had as a dessert and best enjoyed with a Sauvignon Blanc like Hesketh Bright Young Things available from Dion Wines and Spirits.

Photo by J. Mwai

Greek Yoghurt, Lemon and Coconut Bundt Cake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 180ml olive oil
  • 280g Bio Food Products Greek Yoghurt
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 110g of caster sugar
  • 180g of raw honey
  • 80g desiccated coconut
  • 225g spelt flour, sieved
  • 3 tablespoons of baking powder

For the Glaze: 

  • 125g of icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice

For garnish: 

  • 50g of flaked almonds
  • a handful of rose petals

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 150 degrees. Mix the eggs, oil, yoghurt, lemon juice, sugar and honey in a big bowl and whisk.
  2. Add dessicated coconut, flour and baking powder and whisk again (it might look lumpy because of the coconut).
  3. Grease a 22cm round bundt tin and pour in the mixture. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until an inserted skewer comes out clean. Remove the cake from the oven and allow it to cool.
  4. Mix the icing sugar with lemon juice to form a thick glaze. Gently pour over the cake allowing it to drip down the sides. Garnish with flaked almonds and rose petals.

Photo by J. Mwai


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