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Greek Yogurt Blood Orange Loaf Cake

Celebrate citrus season with this beautiful blood orange loaf cake made with greek yogurt and topped with the perfect pink glaze.

Celebrate citrus season with this beautiful blood orange loaf cake made with greek yogurt and topped with the perfect pink glaze.

  • Author: Sarah | Broma Bakery
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 75 minutes
  • Yield: 1 standard size loaf 1x
  • Author: Sarah | Broma Bakery
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 75 minutes
  • Yield: 1 standard size loaf 1x
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  • Author: Sarah | Broma Bakery
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 75 minutes
  • Yield: 1 standard size loaf 1x

Ingredients

For the cake

  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • zest of 2 blood oranges
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup greek yogurt
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

For the glaze

  • juice of 4 blood oranges, reduced
  • 1 tablespoon of milk
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a large loaf pan and line with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk to combine oil, eggs, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, blood orange zest, and vinegar.
  3. Working in 3 batches, alternate folding in the flour and the greek yogurt. Do not over mix.
  4. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 45 minutes, until a knife inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean. Allow to cool completely while making the glaze.
  5. Juice the 4 blood oranges in a small saucepan. Heat over medium high heat to reduce the juice to about 2 tablespoons (the liquid should be about half it’s original volume).
  6. Take the juice off the heat and mix in the powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and milk until well mixed and smooth. Add a little more milk if you need to thin it out.
  7. Pour glaze over cooled cake. Garnish with blood oranges or edible flowers.