This dessert makes guests happy in many ways. It's loaded with vitamins B12 (from the yogurt) and C (orange juice), folate (OJ, again), and omega-3 fatty acids (walnuts) -- all nutrients shown to boost your mood.

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Ingredients

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Brush cake pan with oil, line bottom with parchment; oil and flour parchment and pan. Place walnuts in food processor and pulse until finely ground (be careful not to overprocess); set aside.

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  • In a large bowl, whisk together orange zest, flour, baking powder, salt, and ground walnuts. Make a well in the center of flour mixture and stir in eggs, brown sugar, orange juice, and oil until just moistened; do not overmix.

  • Pour batter into prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean, 40 to 45 minutes. Let cool in pan 10 minutes; transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.

  • In a small bowl, stir together yogurt and confectioners' sugar. Before serving, dust cake with confectioners' sugar. Serve with sweet yogurt garnished with orange zest, if desired.

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