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Greek Yogurt Vanilla Pound Cake

A light loaf cake infused with a lemon-y hit that goes down so well with the kids! The aroma wafting thru your home as your bake this - OMG!


  • 113 g butter At room temp
  • 200 g sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/2 cup greek yogurt
  • 1/2 lemon remove zest and reserve 2 tsp lemon juice

Combine in a bowl

  • 240 g plain flour sifted
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • Preheat oven to 170C.
  • Combine softened butter and sugar in mixing bowl and use an electric mixer to beat.
  • Add in eggs one by one and vanilla essence. Scrap down sides to ensure proper mixing.
  • Add in greek yogurt and lemon zest and juice. Mix with spatula.
  • Add in flour mix and slowly beat till all combined. Pour batter into a lined loaf tin.
  • Bake for 45mins - 1 hour. I bake this cake for 50 mins. Each oven is different so do adjust timing accordingly. Remove and let cool in pan before slicing.


Top Tips:
  • Bring the butter and eggs to room temperature before beginning to bake.
  • You could also use sour cream in replacement of greek yogurt if preferred.
  • You could totally leave out the lemon as per the original recipe however my version includes the lemon.
Try it and let me know!