One Pot Yogurt Cake

In the realm of baking, simplicity often yields the most delightful results. Enter the wondrous world of one-pot yogurt cakes—an effortless yet heavenly creation that embodies the essence of ease and indulgence. Today, we’ll embark on a culinary journey to explore the magic behind this delectable treat and unveil a tantalizing recipe that promises to elevate your baking repertoire.

Inspired ✨ by @condimentclaire is this One Pot Cake!

Embracing Simplicity in Baking

Baking, often perceived as a meticulous art, doesn’t always require an array of tools and complex procedures. The beauty of a one-pot cake lies in its simplicity—it calls for minimal effort, yet delivers a moist, flavorful cake that’s sure to tantalize taste buds and warm hearts.

The Allure of Yogurt in Baking

Yogurt, a versatile ingredient cherished for its tangy flavor and creamy texture, serves as the star of this delightful creation. Beyond its role as a breakfast staple, yogurt works wonders in baking, imparting moisture and tenderness to cakes while adding a delightful hint of acidity.

It’s a French yogurt cake that is simple, easy and only needs one pot to measure!

-Check out our video making the cake on Instagram!

A Canvas for Creativity

The beauty of this one-pot yogurt cake lies in its adaptability. Feel free to infuse your creativity by incorporating various flavors—add a handful of fresh berries for bursts of sweetness, a sprinkle of cinnamon for warmth, or a drizzle of citrus glaze for a zesty finish.

Conclusion: Indulge in Baking Simplicity

The one-pot yogurt cake stands as a testament to the notion that baking need not be complex to be gratifying. With its minimalistic approach and irresistible taste, this cake invites both seasoned bakers and novices alike to revel in the joy of creating something deliciously uncomplicated.

So, grab your mixing bowl and savor the simplicity of baking with this delightful one-pot yogurt cake—a perfect companion for moments of indulgence and a testament to the magic that can be created with just a few simple ingredients and a dash of creativity.

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one pot yogurt cake

  • Author: Kenna Seiser
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 Loaf 1x



2 pots of granulated sugar

2 lemons

1/2 pot of olive oil

1 pot Kalona SuperNatural Yogurt

2 eggs

Splash of vanilla extract

3 pots of flour

1/2 tsp of salt

1/2 tsp of baking soda

1/21 pot of powdered sugar


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a cake pan or line it with parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl or pot, use your hands to mix the granulated sugar and zest of 1 lemon together. We want the zest of the lemon to infuse with the sugar. 
  3. Add the juice 1 lemon to the mixture and whisk together until well combined. 
  4. Add olive oil, yogurt, eggs, and vanilla extract. Mixing until smooth and creamy.
  5. Sift in the flour, baking soda, and salt directly into the wet ingredients. 
  6. Gently fold the dry ingredients into the wet mixture until just combined. Avoid over mixing to maintain a tender texture.
  7. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and spread it evenly.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Once baked, remove the cake from the oven and allow it to cool in the pan for 10-15 minutes before transferring it to a wire rack to cool completely.
  10. Make the icing by whisking together powdered sugar, juice of 1/2 lemon and zest of 1/2 lemon until well combined.
  11. Pour mixture over cake, (optional: zest rest of lemon on top of icing) and serve!
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 45