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Was made because the day of the New Year was getting near, and … No! Just was because my kids wanted to do something sweet and funny! so I had to bake an easy cake with them “the new year cake” to celebrate 1 week after the New Year a new New Year celebration (like 2.0).

Cake decorating – DePostres

Those of you with kids at home, now have the perfect excuse to prepare this delicious cake!


For the cake

  • 1 yogurt without sugar
  • 2 yogurt measures of brown sugar
  • 3 yogurt measures of flour
  • 1 measure of olive oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 16 grs baking powder

For the chocolate cover

  • 250 grs of black chocolate
  • 100 grs of butter
  • You will also need some colorful sugar for decoration (kids suggestion 🙂 ).


Preheat the oven at 180ºC.

Prepare a bowl with the eggs and the sugar. Beat with the electric mixer, add the yogurt, the sifted flour and the baking powder. Mix well and add the olive oil. Mix again until you get an homogeneous dough.

Take a mold and paint the surface with butter, then add some flour, shake it and let the flour fall on the counter. Pour the dough inside and place in the oven’s rack for 40 to 50 minutes.
When the cake is done, wait until it cools down.

Happy New Year Cake -DePostres

When the cake is done, start the choco preparation. Take a big casserole with water and place on the heat, then in an other casserole put the chocolate and butter inside and place inside the casserole (Baño María). Melt the choco with the butter and mix well. Dress your cake with the melted chocolat and create your own design with the colorful sugar!

That is it! Enjoy it!