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Wednesday 31 August 2016
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Lemon Yogurt Bundt Cake #PicnicGame

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Summer! The perfect time of year to plan an afternoon in the park with the family, and bring a little lunch. It never fails though, everyone always wants a little sweet treat after the meal. One of my favorite desserts that remind me of sunshine and lazy afternoons is this delicious Lemon Yogurt Bundt Cake.

Lemon Yogurt Bundt Cake #Recipe www.InTheKitchenWithKP 2

Today we are celebrating International Picnic Day by bringing you a basket packed with goodies from A to Z, in the style of the picnic game! Drop by the Sunday Supper Movement to see the whole picnic spread out on our virtual blanket.

I’m going on a picnic and I’m bringing…
Asian Chicken Salad from Try Anything Once Culinary
Beautiful Beet Salad from Small Wallet, Big Appetite
Chicken Muffuletta from Marlene Baird
Double Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups from The Dinner-Mom
Elote from Peaceful Cooking
Fennel Slaw from FoodieTots
Greek Farro Salad from That Skinny Chick Can Bake
Honey Porter Glazed Chicken and Vegetable Skewers from Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks
Italian Pasta Salad from Casa de Crews
Japanese Plum Sushi from NinjaBaking.com
Kudos Kitchen Kolaches from Kudos Kitchen by Renee

and…
Lemon Yogurt Bundt Cake!

Lemon Yogurt Bundt Cake #Recipe www.InTheKitchenWithKP 3

This light and refreshing cake will be a hit at your next get together. The tangy lemon flavor just screams Summertime picnic. It’s also easy to pop into your picnic basket since it doesn’t have a messy icing that needs to be refrigerated.

Lemon Yogurt Bundt Cake
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Ingredients
  • For the Cake
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ cups granulated sugar
  • zest of 2 medium lemons
  • 2 teaspoons lemon extract
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 large eggs room temperature
  • 1 (8 ounce) container Lemon Blended Greek Yogurt
  • For the Glaze
  • 2 Tablespoons of butter
  • ½ to ¾ Cup powdered sugar
  • 1-2 Tablespoons of fresh Lemon Juice
Instructions
  1. For the Cake
  2. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  3. Spray 10” bundt pan with Baking Pam and coat with plain fine bread crumbs
  4. In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  5. In a large bowl, add the butter and mix until light and fluffy (about 2 minutes)
  6. Add sugar to butter and mix an additional 1-2 minutes until completely blended.
  7. Add lemon zest into butter mixture
  8. Add and beat in the eggs one at a time
  9. Alternately mix in the flour mixture and yogurt, mixing until combined
  10. Add in lemon extract
  11. Pour the batter into a prepared pan.
  12. Bake in the preheated oven for 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  13. Allow to cool 10 minutes in the pan, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.
  14. Once the cake is cool, prepare the glaze.
  15. To make the glaze
  16. Melt 1 Tablespoon of butter in microwave safe dish
  17. Stir in powdered sugar until texture is almost crumbly in texture
  18. Add lemon juice a little at a time to butter/sugar mixture.
  19. Stir to desired consistency for drizzling.
  20. Mixture should be smooth and opaque.
  21. Drizzle over cake and serve

 

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If you are familiar with the picnic game, you know the next letter is M, so be sure to head on over to Cindy’s Recipes and Writings to see what she is bringing to the party! I can’t wait to see the whole virtual picnic spread!

 

What’s your favorite food item to bring to a picnic?
Follow Karen Parsons Hartzell {In The Kitchen With KP}’s board Picnic Food A-Z on Pinterest.