This Orange Cake with Honeyed Yogurt is low in fat and light, flavor honey cake with fresh orange flavor and so delicious to eat. The recipe uses a Greek yogurt but you can always substitute it with Bulgarian yogurt.

Orange Cake with Honeyed Yoghurt

This Orange Cake Honeyed Yogurt is low in fat and light, flavor honey cake that is delicious to eat.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Greece
Keyword: honey, yogurt
Servings: 8


  • cup self-raising flour
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1 cup fine semolina
  • cup caster sugar
  • 150g cold unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp finely grated orange rind
  • cup orange juice
  • 3 eggs
  • cup milk
  • cup flaked almonds
  • Icing sugar for dusting

For the syrup

  • ¼ cup caster sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tbsp orange juice

For the honeyed yogurt

  • 2 tbsp Greek honey
  • 1 cup thick Greek yogurt


  • Preheat the oven to 180° C.
  • Use a spring-form pan with baking paper and spray some oil.
  • Mix together the almond meal, semolina, flour, sugar and butter until you get a solid mixture and add the orange juice, eggs, orange rind, and milk.
  • Mix well and then transfer the prepared mixture into the baking pan and smoother the surface then spread on top the almond flakes.
  • Place it in the oven and bake it for at least 1 hour or until it is cooked.
  • Place a small pan with water and bring it to boiling then add the sugar and orange juice.
  • Mix together until you the sugar dissolves.
  • Make lots of holes in the baked cake then slowly pour the syrup over the cake and leave it aside for 10 minutes.
  • Serve warm with icing sugar top and yogurt with drizzled honey over.

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