Grandmothers of Sils Apple and Yogurt Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • position oven rack in the center of the oven, preheat to 350.
  • butter and flour a 9 inch springform pan.
  • sift the flour and baking powder together in a bowl.
  • place the eggs and sugar ina large mixing bowl and using an electric mixer, beat until fluffy and pale yellow, about 1 minute.
  • beat in yogurt and liqueur until completely smooth.
  • working in batches, beat in the sifted flour, alternating it with the olive oil.
  • gently but thoroughly fold in apples.
  • scrape batter into the prepared springform pan, tap it on a counter to level the batter, then smooth the top with an offset spatula.
  • bake the cake on the center rack until the top is golden, a cake tester or toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, and the cake springs back when you touch it, 55 to 65 minutes.
  • let the cake cool on a rack.
  • run a thin knife around the side of teh cake to loosen it.
  • remove the side and the bottom of the pan, then place the cake on a cake platter.
  • (can be baked up to 3 days ahead).
  • wrap loosely in plastic till ready to use.
  • serve the cake sprinkled with confectioners' sugar, accompanied by creme fraiche, if desired.
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