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Yogurt Coffee Cake

Yogurt Coffee Cake

If you like switching it up with ingredients and love a good yogurt and olive oil substitute, then this recipe is for you. 

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  • 1/3 Cup Olive Oil l- I used Butter Olive Oil 
  • 1 Cup Granulated sugar. 
  • 2 Large Eggs 
  • 1 Cup Yogurt (I used Greek Vanilla Yogurt)
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract (a customer taught me how to make homemade, so I used that but use whatever you have)
  • 1 tsp Butter extract (I did not use this) - Optional. 
  • 2 Cups Flour 
  • Optional: 1 mashed banana to add to batter, Mini Chocolate chips to add to the top of batter or in batter
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder 
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda 
  • 1/2 tsp Salt 

Crumb topping: 

  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • At least 1 tsp Sweet Cinnamon
  • Raisins (optional)


9x9 inch pan - greased. Preheat oven to 350F. 

1. Mix together the first 6 ingredients until smooth and creamy. 

2. Add the flour, BS, BP and salt to the first 6 ingredients and combine until creamed together. 

3. Pour 1/2 of the batter into the pan, then put 1/2 of the crumb mix on top.

4.With the remaining batter mix in a mashed ripe banana (optional) and then add a handful of mini chocolate chips to the top of the batter before topping it with the crumb mixture. 

5. Bake 45 - 50 minutes or until a knife comes out clean from the center of the cake. Cool and serve. It's so good a little warm, before it totally cools. 

*Recipe adapted from Olive Oil Desserts Book, Recipes by Micki Sannar, 2008