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a close up side view of plates with french yogurt cake slices topped with whipped cream and fresh berries

French Yogurt Cake

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: French


You are going to love this super simple and easy french yogurt cake recipe. It’s a fluffy and moist loaf of deliciousness. Easily made dairy free with almond, coconut or other non dairy or vegan yogurt alternative!


  • 1 cup yogurt*
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of coarse salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F, and grease/flour a loaf pan. Set aside for later.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk the flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar and salt together.
  3. Next, add the yogurt, eggs, vanilla extract and oil, mixing until a smooth batter forms.
  4. Transfer batter to the prepared loaf pan and bake for 45 – 55 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  5. Remove from oven and allow cake to cool completely before transferring to a cooling rack or cake plate.
  6. Top with powdered sugar or whipped cream before serving.


*We used dairy free, unsweetened plain coconut yogurt and vegan whipped cream.

Keywords: dairy free, easy, French, yogurt, cake, loaf cake