Golden turmeric cake


    Turmeric is baked into a yoghurt-enriched sponge for a healthy take on cake! Turmeric's anti-inflammatory properties make it a popular addition to smoothies and drinks, but why not add it to your baking repertoire, too? The result is gorgeous to look at and to eat!

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    Makes: 1 (23cm) cake

    • 375g Greek yoghurt
    • 150ml olive oil
    • 200g caster sugar
    • 3 eggs
    • zest of 1 orange
    • juice of 1/2 orange
    • 2 teaspoons ground turmeric
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 320g self raising flour

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a 23cm springform cake tin and dust with flour.
    2. Combine yoghurt, olive oil, sugar, eggs, orange zest, orange juice, turmeric and vanilla; mix well. Add flour and stir till just combined. Tip into prepared tin.
    3. Bake for 60 to 70 minutes in the preheated oven, or till a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Cool in the tin for 15 minutes before unmoulding and allowing to cool completely.

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