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Honey Yogurt Cake - Ciambella Yogurt Cake

A delicious, light and moist Italian yogurt cake that is perfect for breakfast or a light dessert
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 10 slices


  • 1 cup of plain or vanilla yogurt Greek yogurt works well but any variety will work
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 cup honey


  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
  • Grease a tube pan (or cake/bundt pan) with butter
  • In a large bowl, whisk the oil and honey until it comes together
  • Next add your eggs to this mixture, one at a time until they are all mixed in
  • Beat in your yogurt and vanilla until it is well incorporated
  • In a separate bowl mix your flour, baking powder and salt together
  • Add this flour mixture to your wet ingredients and mix until it all comes together and becomes a somewhat of a smooth batter
  • Carefully pour your batter into your prepared cake pan
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean
  • Once it is finished baking, remove from the oven and let rest for 20 minutes in the pan
  • After 20 minutes, flip it out of the pan and let it cool on a cooling rack for another 20 minutes
  • Top with powdered sugar and enjoy


Some topping ideas:
Whipped cream, powdered sugar, ice cream, caramel sauce, honey, fresh fruit