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Italian Apple Yogurt Cake

Italian Apple Yogurt Cake

Italian Apple Yogurt Cake will be a great addition to your Thanksgiving dessert table this year!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Keyword apples recipes, apple cake, apple yogurt cake, dessert,
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 267kcal


  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 apples, peeled and cubed
  • 1 large apple, peeled and sliced for topping
  • powdered sugar, for dusting


  • Preheat oven to 350F and grease a  9-inch spring form pan.
  • In a large bowl beat together the eggs and sugar until smooth and frothy.  Add the yogurt, oil and vanilla, mix well.
  • In a separate bowl combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the egg mixture and stir until combined. Do not over mix. Stir in the cubed apples.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  • Top the cake with the remaining apple slices, placing them in a circular pattern.
    Italian Apple Yogurt Cake
  • Bake for 60 to 70 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
  • Transfer to a cooling rack and let set about 10 minutes before removing the sides of the pan.  Cool completely and dust with powdered sugar before serving. 


  • The interior of this cake is very moist, this is quite normal.
  • I'm not a huge fan of cinnamon and have limited the amount to 1 tsp.  This can definitely be doubled if you prefer. 


Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 75mg | Potassium: 174mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 115IU | Vitamin C: 3.1mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 1mg