Cherry and Yogurt Cake

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I love yogurt in cakes. It gives moisture and a nice tang. So, this was inevitable. This time of year, take one stroll at any fruit market in Cyprus and you will taste the best, sweetest, firmest, juiciest cherries, bursting with freshness and flavour. I must admit it was hard for me to pit them instead of eating them all, but one has to sacrifice one’s cravings for the potential of a great cake. Continue reading

Apple upside-down Cake

applecake2This is a combination of my favourite vanilla, pound cake and the apple filling I use for apple pie. The result is an exceptional cake, moist and velvety. Garnish with some chopped walnuts or pecans for some crunch and extra flavor. I wouldn’t say no to a generous drizzle of double cream, but this cake is delicious served as it is. Still working on the presentation, but the taste is all there. Continue reading