Florida Citrus and Sea Salt Greek Yogurt Cake

Menu Part: 
Dessert
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
6

Treat guests to a taste of this soft Greek yogurt cake that comes to life with Florida orange juice and a dash of sea salt. Its bright taste hits a high note with a sweet Florida orange juice glaze drizzle and fresh Florida orange segments.

Ingredients

For Cake:
1/4 cup Florida orange juice
1/2 cup Greek yogurt
3 eggs
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons orange zest, grated
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon sea salt, medium grain
6 Florida orange segments, if desired
1 Florida orange curl, if desired
1 mint sprig, if desired

For Glaze:
1/4 cup Florida orange juice
3/4 cup powdered sugar

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine orange juice, yogurt, eggs and sugar; mix until smooth. Add flour, baking powder and orange zest; mix just until combined. Add oil and mix until fully blended.
  3. Butter a 9-inch round cake pan; line the bottom with parchment paper. Pour cake batter into prepared pan. Lightly sprinkle sea salt on top of cake batter.
  4. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean. Let cake cool in pan for 8 minutes. Remove cake from pan and place on wire rack until completely cool.
  5. While cake is cooling, prepare glaze. Combine orange juice and powdered sugar until smooth; reserve. Place cake on serving plate; drizzle glaze over top of cake. Garnish with orange segments, orange curl and mint sprig, if desired.

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