Yaourtopita - Greek Yoghurt Cake

Recipe by Baby Kato
READY IN: 50mins




  • Cake:
  • Put the eggs, sugar and grated peel in a bowl and beat well with a hand whisk.
  • Add the yoghurt and beat well until it is well mixed.
  • Set aside 1 tbsp of semolina and put the rest in a bowl and add the almonds, vanilla, baking powder and salt, mix well.
  • Add this mixture to the yoghurt mixture and mix well.
  • Take an oven dish 30cm diameter and 5cm deep, butter it and sprinkle the tbsp of semolina you have previously set aside.
  • Put the mixture in the dish and bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees Celsius for 30 minutes.
  • In the meantime prepare the syrup by boiling all the syrup ingredients for 5 minutes.
  • When the cake is ready, cut it into portions in the oven dish and pour the syrup over it.
  • Remember, the cake should be hot when you do this and the syrup warm.
  • Serve chilled.