If you’re looking to make moist, fluffy, and light cakes, one of the best ingredients to help you achieve that is yogurt. Yogurt cake is a French baked good that is generally simple to make and has a distinctly sweet tang. Here are 10 vegan yogurt cakes that will dazzle even the most critical of taste buds!
1. Gluten-Free Walnut Yogurt Cake
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This Gluten-Free Walnut Yogurt Cake by Mitra Shirmohammadi is super easy to make with just 10 wholesome ingredients. It’s free from refined sugar, sweetened with pure maple syrup, and dairy-free and vegan.
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3. French Yogurt Cake with Strawberries and Cream
This French Yogurt Cake with Strawberries and Cream by Julie Zimmer is so refreshing and delicious. It’s perfect with friends on a summer day, for birthday parties, or just as a special treat for you to enjoy throughout the week.
4. Lemon Yogurt Cake with Lemon Cashew Glaze
This Lemon Yogurt Cake with Lemon Cashew Glaze by Annie Kimmelman is perfect for summertime! The yogurt adds a rich texture that will leave you super satiated and nourished, and paired with the lemon flavors is truly a game-changer. Enjoy for breakfast, or as a sweet treat after dinner.
5. Lemon and Lavender Yogurt Cake
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This Lemon and Lavender Yogurt Cake by Alison Marras is quite cute and very tasty! Gemini season inspired this super moist, tangy, and floral dairy-free yogurt cake. The zesty lemon pairs wonderfully with the soft notes of lavender. It’s perfect for a tea party or just keep it in your kitchen to snack on. This lemon lavender cake is a dreamy and delicious treat!
6. Yogurt Bundt Cake
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A moist & fluffy cake, with vegan yogurt as a not-so-secret ingredient! This Yogurt Bundt Cake by Lenny Wu is pretty simple; just make the wet mixture in one bowl and sift in the dry ingredients; whisk everything together, pour into your cake pan, and bake! The steps & clean-up process is pretty minimal, so you don’t have an excuse not to make this cake for dessert (or breakfast). Enjoy!
7. Dreamy Yogurt Cheesecake With Cocoa-Coconut Crust
How beautiful is this raw cheesecake? The ground cashew nuts combined with yogurt give it an extremely smooth and creamy texture. The beet shreds added a nice color and a very mild beet taste that you may not even notice while the lemon zest and lemon juice just give an extra tangy taste. This Dreamy Yogurt Cheesecake With Cocoa-Coconut Crust by Joyce Gan looks extravagant, but it’s so easy to make!
8. Chocolate Mini Cake Bites With Chocolate Coconut Yogurt Icing
Chocolate makes everything better, but an entire cake is not an everyday thing. So why not have mini chocolate cakes, with chocolate icing, topped with chocolate chips? Enter these Chocolate Mini Cake Bites With Chocolate Coconut Yogurt Icing by Charmaine San Pedro. They’re the perfect bite-sized treat for enjoying with a tall glass of organic unsweetened almond milk.
9. Yogurt Saffron Mango Cheesecake
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Thick, creamy sweetened yogurt infused with saffron and cardamom, is layered on a crunchy date and nut base and topped with freshly blended mango. This Yogurt Saffron Mango Cheesecake by Mira Manek is based on shrikhand, a deliciously creamy Indian dessert made from sweetened yogurt. Since it is made with yogurt, it takes longer to set. It’s ideal to make it two days in advance of serving, or at least the day before.
10. Mini Yogurt Bundt Cakes
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French yogurt cake is one of the first cakes kids in France learn how to make! Adding vegan yogurt to this vanilla cake recipe makes the dessert wonderfully dense and tangy. Enjoy these Mini Yogurt Bundt Cakes by Lisa Dawn Angerame plain or elevate them with a filling of your choosing.
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