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Milopita - Greek Apple Cake

Milopita is a Greek apple cake made with apples, olive oil and yogurt. Scented with the heady aroma of cinnamon — I indulge you in enjoying a slice for breakfast or as an afternoon treat.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 10 serves
Calories 386kcal
Author Peter G


  • 300 grams flour plain or all-purpose
  • 200 grams brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 apple peeled and cored and chopped into 1 cm chunks
  • 180 ml Greek yogurt
  • 3 eggs
  • 180 ml olive oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • icing sugar for dusting


  • Preheat your oven to 160 deg C fan-forced and grease and line a 23 (10") springform pan.
  • In a large bowl combine the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and apples. Stir well and set aside.
  • In another bowl combine the yogurt, eggs, olive oil, vanilla and whisk to combine well.
  • Add the wet mixture to the dry and stir until just combined. Do not over-beat or mix.
  • Pour the milopita batter into the greased and lined springform pan and bake for 35-40 mins. (Insert a skewer to check that it is cooked). Leave the cake in the pan for 10 mins before removing and allow cooling before dusting with icing sugar.



Calories: 386kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 3g