Friday, July 13, 2012

Yogurt dessert (Yogurt cake with syrup)

Yoghurt Cake with Syrup/ Yoghurt Dessert 
3 eggs
1 cup yoghurt
2 cups confectioner’s sugar
3 table spoons melted butter
2 cups flour
1 table spoon baking powder
Lemon zest (optional )

3 cups sugar
3 cups water
1 table spoon lemon juice

How to prepare:
First prepare the syrup and set aside.The cake should be hot, syrup should be cold fro best results.
Beat the yoghurt and confectioner's sugar. 
Add eggs, butter and 
Sift flour and baking powder, add to the mixture.
bake at 360F until the top is golden.
Cut into slices, diamond or square or heath shaped :), add syrup let is absorb all. Covering with a tray would be helpful.
Let it cool in the refrigerator before serving.
Top with coconut flakes or  nuts as desired.
Enjoy! Afiyet olsun!
This picture was taken at the competition

I made this dessert for the International Potluck Competition at Pitt last year. It was the winner of dessert category! Everyone enjoyed the taste as well as the hearty , beautiful look ;)
Ramadan is just a week away! This dessert is ideal for iftar dinners, for the family or for the guests!

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