Strawberry Breakfast Yogurt Cake Recipe

A delicious, moist, not-too-sweet Strawberry Breakfast Yogurt Cake Recipe for company, a cozy brunch, or just because. Made with strawberry slices, this dessert is yummy for Mother’s Day, spring or summertime hosting, with a pretty presentation and is easy to serve! Optional to top with a dab of whipped cream, too! Watch the VIDEO!

Strawberry Breakfast Yogurt Cake Recipe

Friends, I bought our first strawberries at the market this past week! I was in heaven! So of course this Strawberry Breakfast Yogurt Cake Recipe was on the menu.

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Inspired by Raspberry Yogurt Cake, this breakfast cake is perfect for summer company!

The lull between the beginning of the year and spring is, well, a bit drab and dull. But honestly, I’ve been trying to daily pick up my phone and call someone, send a snail mail card or letter, or do something new. Like reach out to a person I may have been introduced to (hey, do you want to have coffee or lunch), go on a new hike with my husband, try a new recipe, invite new people over for dinner.

Strawberry Breakfast Yogurt Cake Recipe

To liven things up, clean out a closet, move your furniture around (or art work), make your own DIY succulents, buy yourself some flowers at the store

Strawberry Breakfast Yogurt Cake Recipe

It’s easier to hunker down with Netflix (hand raised!), but DO IT. Make yourself reach out, try something new, have someone in. (I just bought these 3 succulents in a pack from Costco! Aren’t they pretty?)

Strawberry Breakfast Yogurt Cake Recipe

The quiet, drab times of winter are a good time to bake a cake, plan a brunch, pull out a puzzle (I love doing a puzzle with a friend), finish a project, read a new book.

Strawberry Breakfast Yogurt Cake Recipe

For me, I just made this Strawberry Breakfast Yogurt Cake Recipe.

We had friends in town over the weekend, so we invited them for breakfast one morning.

Strawberry Breakfast Yogurt Cake Recipe

Strawberries in January make me HAPPY! (I promise, I did not let his nose touch them. But honestly, HE puts his nose in everything!)

Strawberry Breakfast Yogurt Cake Recipe

So fresh and delicious, I love this springform pan. (You can also buy these 3 sizes in red, I especially love the heart springform pan in this set!)

Strawberry Breakfast Yogurt Cake Recipe

Let it sit for at least an hour, as the center is very soft (but the best part).

ENJOY! And watch the video!

Strawberry Breakfast Yogurt Cake Recipe
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Strawberry Breakfast Yogurt Cake Recipe

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Servings: 8 -10


  • 1/2 cup butter softened, plus more for the pan
  • 1 cup sugar plus 1/4 cup for the strawberries
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2  1/2 cups fresh strawberries


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 10-inch springform pan, and line it with buttered parchment paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine butter, sugar, eggs, yogurt, almond and vanilla extracts. Mix well. Add flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon and mix gently by hand. Do not over-mix.
  • Put the batter into the springform pan.
  • Toss the berries with the 1/4 cup sugar (unless they are really, really sweet berries, you can use less sugar), and sprinkle over the cake.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool for 10 minutes and transfer to a cake plate. The middle will be soft and gooey. Dust with powdered sugar and serve!

Here’s a delicious BRUNCH menu for you to try: Holiday Entertaining: 50 Best Brunch Sandwiches [RE], Strawberry Cobb Salad Recipe with Creamy Poppyseed Dressing [RE], Baked Egg Tomato Bacon Cups [RE], Strawberry Monkey Bread [Crazy for Crust], Overnight Strawberry Cheesecake French Toast Casserole [Mom Time Out], and Strawberry Rhubarb Coffee Cake [Nutmeg Nanny].

Strawberry Breakfast Yogurt Cake Recipe

9 comments on “Strawberry Breakfast Yogurt Cake Recipe”

  1. I saw your recipe this morning and had everything to make it, with a few modifications, and it is delicious! I only had berry Greek yogurt and sour cream, so I used both, omitted the cinnamon and added the zest of one lemon. I didn’t sugar the berries. SO GOOD! Thanks for the recipe. 

  2. I used 1/2 the amount of butter and Trader Joe’s brand white-wheat flour and it came out delicious. I needed to cook longer because the strawberries released so much liquid so I might try and cut the strawberries to 1 1/2 cups next time.

  3. Could i yyse sour cream in place of yogurt?

  4. I’m all in for cake for breakfast!!

  5. I definitely will have to make this recipe. Will it only work in a springform pan? or is that just the best option?

    • I have not tried it in any other pans. Use parchment paper for sure, and most likely the cooking time may change a bit. Come back and tell me how it turns out! :)

  6. That looks yummy! Pinning it now. So true about pushing ourselves to do something different each day, something that pulls us out of the dreary weather that can bring on dreary moods. :/

    Love that springform pan too!

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