Yogurt Sponge cake

YogurtSpongeCakeHow to prepare yogurt sponge cake?

This is a bakery item which can be prepared very quickly and taste sweet.




For Cake

  • 200g (1 1/2 cups) self raising flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 100g (1/2 cup) caster sugar
  • 150 ml(2/3 cup) yogurt
  • 5 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence

For Filling

  • 2 cups of chopped fruits -apples, bananas, pears, peaches, pineapple, apricots, or a mixture
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp sugar / muscavado/ soft brown sugar
  • Cake tins – 2 round sandwich tins, greased and floured
  • Oven temperature – 180C (350F/ gas mark 4)
  • Baking time – 20 minutes


For Cake

  • Sift flour, baking powder and sugar together. In a separate bowl, combine the yogurt ,oil and vanilla essence.
  • Combine the two mixtures and beat for a minute with a spoon.
  • Pour into the prepared tins.
  • Bake for 20 min
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes.
  • Turn out onto a cooling rack. let it cool completely before filling.

For the filling

  • Peel and chop the fruits
  • Cook over low heat until soft
  • Add lemon juice and sugar and mash with a fork or masher
  • Leave to cool slightly before spreading on the cake


  • The cake recipe can be used to make plain vanilla cup cakes too
  • If you can not get self raising flour make it at home by sifting together flour and baking powder in this proportion :- 1 tsp of baking powder to each 100g(1cup) of flour. mix them thoroughly and sieve them twice or thrice.
  • Store in an airtight container, in a cool, dry place