Cake Passion Citron Vert

This delicious cake is the perfect combination of zesty lemon and sweet passion fruit. The moist and tender texture will leave your guests begging for more!

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • zest of 2 lemons
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup passion fruit puree or juice

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9×5 inch loaf pan.

In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; stir into the batter alternately with the yogurt and passion fruit puree. Pour batter into prepared pan.

Bake for 60 minutes in preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted into center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to cool completely.

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