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This Apple Greek Yogurt Cake is straightforward to make, deliciously moist, and the proper companion to a mug of tea or espresso. Seize some native apples for those who can, and let’s get baking!

Certainly one of my fondest recollections rising up within the Okanagan was the anticipation of fruit season. Cherries, plums, peaches, pears, and naturally, scrumptious crunchy apples recent off of the tree. I had no clue how fortunate we had been! I moved away from the Okanagan for about 10 years earlier than returning, and have such a unique stage of appreciation for the fruit that we develop right here (and the wonderful wine we produce after all!).

Apple Greek Yogurt Cake cut into squares on a wood board with fresh apples and a pot of tea

Bounce to Recipe

I’ve been making a model of this cake for years, however wished a change. Since my husband and son are hooked on something ‘apple’, I figured I might attempt an apple model of this cake.  I modified it up and made the streusel entire wheat and in the reduction of on the sugar from the unique recipe.  It was the scent of candy success.

I hope you like it as a lot as our clan did!

Slice of Apple Greek Yogurt Cake by Fraiche Living cut into squares on a wooden board with fresh apples

Apple Baking Recipes

It might be an understatement to say I’ve “many’ apple recipes! The reality is, I am keen on baking with apples. Perhaps thats the Okanagan gal in me?! They’re so versatile and accessible all yr lengthy, making them one in all my go-to fruits in baking. Listed below are a few my favourites!

What Apples are Finest for Baking?

Apples that soften with out dropping their form are the most effective for baking. I like Granny Smith, Ambrosia or Gala apples (or a combination!). They’re all a protected wager! Observe, a Granny Smith apple could also be barely extra tart. I like to make use of this web page from BC Tree Fruits as reference for all of the apple varietal particulars!  

Apple Greek Yogurt Cake cut into squares on a wood board with fresh apples and a pot of tea

Apple Greek Yogurt Cake

Apple Greek Yogurt Cake

Substances

Streusel

  • 1/2
    cup
    finely chopped pecans
  • 1/4
    cup
    entire wheat flour
  • 2
    tablespoons
    brown sugar
  • 2
    tablespoons
    melted butter
  • 1/2
    teaspoon
    cinnamon
  • pinch
    salt

For the Cake

  • 10
    cups
    peeled and thinly sliced apples*
  • 2
    tablespons
    water
  • 1/4
    cup
    brown sugar
  • 1
    teaspoon
    cinnamon
  • 2
    cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 1
    teaspoon
    baking soda
  • 1
    teaspoon
    baking powder
  • 1/2
    teaspoon
    salt
  • 1 1/3
    cup
    Greek yogurt
    plain or vanilla
  • 2
    teaspoon
    vanilla
  • 1/4
    cup
    butter
    softened
  • 3/4
    cup
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs

Directions

For the Streusel

  1. Mix the entire streusel components collectively in a medium bowl and put aside.

For the Cake

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F and grease a 9×13″ baking pan.

  2. In a medium heavy-bottomed pot over medium-low warmth, mix the apples, water, brown sugar and cinnamon and cook dinner till the apples are tender however not damaged down, about quarter-hour.  Put aside to chill.

  3. In a medium bowl, whisk collectively the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.

  4. In a separate small bowl mix the Greek yogurt, and vanilla and put aside.

  5. In a big bowl or stand mixer, beat the butter and sugar at excessive pace till mild and fluffy.  Add the eggs separately and beat till included after every addition.  Add the flour and yogurt mixtures alternately in 2 elements whereas mixing on low pace till blended, scraping the perimeters of the bowl. Fold within the cooked apples.

  6. Switch the cake batter into the ready pan and unfold evenly.

  7. Sprinkle the streusel evenly excessive and bake for 30-35 minutes or till a toothpick inserted within the centre comes out clear.

Recipe Notes

*I used BC Gala apples as a result of they maintain their form however you need to use one other sort.

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