Pumpkin is an autumn food, so it is usual to take advantage of this time to prepare recipes with it. One of the simplest and most delicious we can do is this pumpkin and yogurt cakejuicy and fluffy. To make it, we have chosen plain yogurt, however, it is also possible to make a pumpkin sponge cake and Greek yogurt following these same instructions. Of course, as this type of yogurt usually contains sugar, we recommend reducing the amount of sugar in half.
Stay on RecipesFree to discover with us how to make a yogurt and pumpkin sponge cake easy, fast and delicious, ideal for breakfast or snack time. Of course, keep in mind that whenever we talk about "glass" in the measurements of the ingredients we refer to the empty yogurt glass.
6 diners 45m Breakfast Difficulty low Additional features: Cheap cost, Popular in Autumn-Winter, Baked recipes Ingredients:
- 350 grams of raw pumpkin
- 1 yogurt
- 3 glasses of flour (using the yogurt glass)
- 2 glasses of sugar (using the yogurt glass)
- 125 milliliters of sunflower oil
- 1 envelope of yeast (baking powder)
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon dessert
- 2 eggs
Steps to follow to make this recipe: 1
Beat the eggs with the sugar until the foamy white mixture remains. Add the oil and yogurt and continue mixing. Preheat the oven to 180 ºC with heat up and down. If you prefer, you can make the pumpkin and yogurt cake without sugar by directly removing this ingredient from the recipe.
Trick: Whisk vigorously to bring in as much air as possible for a pumpkin and fluffy yogurt sponge cake.
Apart, cook the pumpkin Microwave for 5 minutes at maximum power or roast in the oven if you prefer to make a roasted pumpkin cake, but keep in mind that this will take a little longer. Once cooked, mash it with the help of a fork.
Sift the flour, yeast and cinnamon we sift it and go adding these ingredients to the liquid mixture. Add the dry ingredients little by little and making enveloping movements until the flour is integrated.
Add the pumpkin and mix until obtaining a homogeneous mass and without lumps.
Put the dough in a greased and floured mold. We have used a rectangular mold about 25 cm long, but you can use a circular one without problems. Bake the pumpkin and yogurt cake for 30-40 minutes, or until you stick it with a toothpick it comes out dry.
Let the cake warm a little, unmold it and let it cool down on a wire rack. Ready! You can now serve this delicious pumpkin and yogurt cake during breakfast or snack. If you've been wanting more, try this other pumpkin and walnut cake recipe, it's equally spectacular!
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Pumpkin and yogurt sponge cake – Decoration and recommendations
The recipe for pumpkin and yogurt cake is very simple and you can use it to prepare a birthday cake, for example. For this, we recommend filling and covering it. You can use the same type of cream for filling and topping or opt for different recipes. In any case, the following are the most suitable fillers and toppings for this cake:
- Chocolate Ganache
- White Chocolate Ganache
- Chantilly cream
- Swiss meringue
- Cheese frosting
Since pumpkin is an ingredient with a very characteristic flavor, it is better to opt for softer fillings or toppings to avoid too intense flavor contrasts. Now, how can you fill and cover it? Very simple, to fill a cake you simply have to cut it in half, cover the surface of the lower half and place the upper one on top. To cover it, use a spatula or tongue and evenly distribute the chosen cream.
On the other hand, for get a perfect pumpkin cupcakeWe recapitulate the advice that we have been saying throughout the article:
- Whisk together the ingredients, especially the eggs, to add as much air as possible to the dough. In this way, the cake will rise better in the oven and will be more spongy.
- Sift the dry ingredients to aerate them and break any lumps that may have formed.