Chocolate Cake with Yogurt Glaze

Who doesn’t love chocolate cake? This cake is chocolatey and perfectly tender from the yogurt. Yum!

Ingredients
Chocolate cake
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt, whole milk preferred
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup orange juice
Yogurt glaze
  • 1/2 cup vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp orange zest (optional)
Instructions
Chocolate Cake
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

  2. Sift cocoa powder, flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt into a large mixing bowl.

  3. In a separate bowl, combine yogurt, butter, vanilla, eggs, and orange juice. Whisk until smooth.

  4. Fold wet ingredients into the large mixing bowl with the dry ingredients and mix until combined.

  5. Coat a 12-cup bundt pan with nonstick spray.

  6. Pour in the batter.

  7. Bake the cake until a toothpick comes out clean, approximately 45-55 minutes.

  8. Remove cake from oven and let cool for 15 minutes. 

  9. Turn pan over onto a cooling rack and gently tap cake loose from the pan. 

  10. Chill cake in refrigerator for 45 minutes.

Yogurt glaze
  1. Whisk yogurt and powdered sugar together in a mixing bowl. 

  2. Whisk in orange zest, if using. 

  3. Spoon the glaze over the top of the chilled cake.

  4. Slice, serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Enjoy with a cold glass of milk or scoop of fresh ice cream for an extra treat!

Inspired by and adapted from: Chobani

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