Raspberry Yogurt Bundt Cake

In need of a large cake but not willing to slave in the kitchen for hours ? This delicious bundt cake was the star of a recent dinner-by-the-pool. SWEETTABLESCAPES has officially put this recipe from “Bon Appetit” magazine (July 2008) in the “Favorites” file. And you will too. With a subtle almond flavor infusing a firm cake, with the sweet burst of raspberries sprinkled into the batter, this is truly a crowd-pleasing and easy-to-make dessert.


For this perfect Raspberry-Yogurt Cake,

You’ll need:

  • 3 cups unbleached all purpose flour, divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract, divided
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated orange peel
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 2 1/2 cups fresh raspberries (two 6-ounce containers)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon (or more) water


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter 12-cup Bundt pan. Whisk 2 1/2 cups flour, baking powder, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in medium bowl.
  • Using electric mixer, beat butter and sugar in large bowl until creamy. IMG_7109IMG_7110Beat in orange juice, 1 teaspoon almond extract, and orange peel. IMG_7112IMG_7113IMG_7114Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each addition. IMG_7115Mix in yogurt.IMG_7111IMG_7116
  • Add dry ingredients to batter and beat just until blended. IMG_7117Toss 1/2 cup flour and raspberries in large bowl. IMG_7118Fold berry mixture into batter. IMG_7120Spoon batter into prepared pan; smooth top.
  • Bake cake until wooden skewer inserted near center comes out clean, about 1 hour 10 minutes. Cool 30 minutes. IMG_7124Invert cake onto plate and cool. IMG_7125DO AHEAD: Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and let stand at room temperature.
  • Whisk powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon water, and 1/2 teaspoon almond extract in medium bowl. Add more water by 1/2 teaspoonfuls as needed for thick glaze. IMG_7127 IMG_7128Drizzle over cake. Let stand until glaze sets.IMG_7129IMG_7131



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