Apricot & Yoghurt Loaf Cake… By Lucy Simmons
May 15, 2015
Sweet, moist apricot in a loaf cake, topped with lemon icing & crushed pistacchio, truly delicious and a recipe we would create again, it's the perfect loaf cake to play with ingredients, oranges, cranberries, apple spiced with cinnamon, the list goes on, give it a go it's simple and great fun........
- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 45 mins
- Yields: 10 Snack size
1. Preheat the oven to 180C/ gas 4. Grease the base and sides of a loaf tin and line the base with baking paper.
2. In a large bowl mix together the oil, yoghurt, caster sugar, eggs and vanilla extract. Stir in the flour, baking powder and apricots until it is a thick, batter mixture. Pour into the loaf tin and bake for 45-50 minutes or until it's golden on top and when inserting a skewer it comes out clean. Leave to cool in the tin for 10 minutes and then turn out onto a wire rack.
3. Mix together the lemon juice and icing sugar until it makes a thick icing. Drizzle over the top of the cake using a spoon or piping bag and scatter over the chopped pistachios, slice and enjoy.