Yogurt Citrus Cake

Today we made Yogurt Citrus Cake!

1 1/4C flour, 2/3C packed brown sugar, 1t cinnamon, pinch salt, 1/4C butter, 1/2t baking powder, 1/2t baking soda, 1/4C nonfat yogurt, 1/4C buttermilk, 1t vanilla, 1 egg

The cake recipe is adapted from “The Complete Cooking Light Cookbook”

Preheat oven to 350F.

Yogurt Citrus Cake

Cream butter with brown sugar. Add egg. Blend well. Add buttermilk. In separate bowl, sift dry ingredients. Add to butter mixture. Blend well. Add yogurt and vanilla. Blend well. Pour into greased 9″X9″ baking dish. Bake 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned.

Yogurt Citrus Cake

Peanut Cherry Bars

Today I made Peanut Cherry Bars!

3/4C well-drained, pitted, halved fresh cherries, 1/4C white sugar, 1/2C butter, 1/2C flour, 1/2t cinnamon, 1/2t salt, 1/4t baking powder, 1/2C brown sugar, 1 egg yolk, 3/4C chopped peanuts, 1/2C powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350F. Cream butter with white and brown sugars. Add yolk. In a separate bowl, whisk dry ingredients. Stir dry ingredients into butter mixture. Mix in peanuts. Press half the dough into a greased 9″X13″ baking dish. Spread cherries on top. Sift powdered sugar onto cherries. Cover with remaining dough. Press down lightly. Bake 30-35 minutes or until lightly browned.