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Sep 22, 2007 08:41 PM

Barefoot Contessa Lemon Yogurt Cake

Anyone made this recipe?

I was thumbing through her At Home cookbook on my lunch today and noticed this recipe. The notes said it's a variation of her original lemon cake which I really love. It's my favorite cake to make.

Wondering how the yogurt version compares?

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  1. I did not care for it at all. The texture just wasn't light and tender as you would get with the full fat version, too dense and spongy for me, personally. I used full fat yogurt.

    1. It is delicious! I have never tried the original version, but this was wonderfully light and just the perfect lemon flavor. It was not dense or spongy at all.

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      1. re: sblagrave

        This cake is divine. Tastes great and is quite pretty to see with all the glaze and icing on top. I served it a few weeks ago after lunch and it was universally loved.

      2. I make it all the time- I actually like it better than the more fattening version, the taste is clearer. I think that Dorie Greenspan has a version of this cake as well.

        1. LOVE this recipe! I've only made it once, but I have fond memories of it... Definitely try it out - you'll probably be surprised by how much you like it. Enjoy!

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          1. re: DKS1

            Can someone paraphrase the recipe please?

            1. re: Produce Addict

              The recipe is available on the foodnetwork website. Put "Ina and Lemon Yogurt Cake" in the search box and it should come up.