Perfect Light Dessert: Low Fat Strawberry Yogurt Cake with Vanilla Glaze

Springtime in Texas:  bluebonnets, great weather and strawberries! So many strawberries.  And with Easter coming up you may  be wondering what should I bring to brunch? How about this amazing and low cal dessert!

Each slice of this cake is only 193 Calories! Say what?


 Add the dry ingredients together:

The batter once the wet ingredients are added together:

Put the strawberries on the bottom:

Add the batter:

Add the strawberries on top:

Once it came out of the oven:


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Perfect Light Dessert: Low Fat Strawberry Yogurt Cake with Vanilla Glaze

Prep Time: 20 min

Cook Time: 50 min

Serves: 10 people



  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 TSP Baking Powder
  • 1/2 TSP Baking Soda
  • 1/2 TSP Salt
  • 8 TBSP Nonfat Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1/2 cup low fat milk
  • 2 TSP vanilla extract
  •  2 TSP honey
  • 2 TSP vanilla extract
  • 1 Lb. Strawberries sliced


  •  4 TBSP Milk
  • 8 TBSP Powdered Sugar
  •  1 TSP Vanilla Extract


1. Preheat oven to 325 F. Grease a standard size pie dish. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a large bowl.

2. In a separate large bowl, add Greek yogurt, sugar, egg, milk, vanilla extract and honey together. Stir until well combined and homogeneous. Combine the wet and dry ingredients.

3. Layer 1/2 of sliced strawberries on the bottom of the pie plate. Pour batter over strawberries and spread evenly. Layer the other 1/2 of the berries on top of the cake.

4. Place cake in the oven and cook for 40 minutes. After 40 minutes, cover with foil and bake another 10 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean.

5. While the cake is cooking, make glaze. Add the ingredients together in a bowl and stir. Let it sit for a few minutes and the glaze will set up. When cake is done remove it from the oven and place dish on a rack.

6. Once the cake is completely cool, drizzle glaze over cake. Refrigerate for up to 3 days.


Nutritional Information (According to Myfitnesspal):

Calories (per serving): 193

Fat (g): .9

Saturated (g): .3

Cholesterol (mg): 23.2

Sodium (mg): 73

Fiber (g): 1.7

Sugars (g): 24.3

Protein (g): 5.6

Vitamin A (%): 1.2

Vitamin C (%): 59.7

Calcium (%): 4.2

Iron (%): 3

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