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Baking with yoghurt: Our best cake, slice and muffin recipes

Add a delicate tang to your weekend baking with these lovely yoghurt baking ideas. From light and fluffy yoghurt cakes to muffins and slices, these recipes are the perfect way to sweeten up your day.

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    Easy chocolate and yoghurt cake

    Nici Wickes says that this is the only chocolate cake recipe you’ll ever need! It makes a high, moist, dense cake that keeps well and can be decorated in so many ways

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Passionfruit, lemon and yoghurt cake

    This is one of those lemon yoghurt cakes that has it all – punchy flavour from the passionfruit and lemon, an incredible texture, and it keeps well. Nici Wickes' lemon passionfruit cake is a winner

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Fail-safe chocolate and yoghurt cake

    Nici Wickes' chocolate and yoghurt cake recipe is rich and keeps well for days. It’s a step up from the favourite one-egg chocolate cake, but just as easy and fail-safe. Serve with icing or ganache

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Apricot, yoghurt and muesli slice

    These delicious low-fat slices are perfect for breakfast on-the-run, a school lunchbox snack or morning tea with a cup of coffee.

    Recipes Plus|

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    Lemon and blueberry yoghurt cake

    We can’t rave about this cake enough! It’s so easy to make and has a beautiful high rise, a delicate, moist crumb plus it tastes phenomenal thanks to the lemon/blueberry combo.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Blueberry yoghurt brownies

    Nothing is more nourishing than chocolate brownies with a bonus burst of blueberries! This recipe is soon to become a crowd favourite.


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    Peach, honey and yoghurt cake pots with pistachio

    Put this season's stone fruit to delicious use with this peach cake recipe. Spiked with honey and yoghurt, then topped with pistachios, these little cake pots are the perfect gluten-free bake

    New Zealand Taste|

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    Upside-down mandarin polenta yoghurt cake

    This delicious and impressive looking mandarin upside-down cake is a little tricky to make but is oh so worth it. Better still it is gluten-free so everyone can enjoy it. Use a microplane to zest the fruit for best results.

    Australian Women's Weekly|