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Poppy Seed Cake &Frosting Recipe

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Mary Deetz
Added: Monday, August 20, 2007


1 1/2 c sugar
1/2 c butter cream sugar and butter well
Soak first: 1/2 c water, 1/2 c milk 1/2 c poppy seed.
3 c cake flour
3 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
3 egg whites beaten until stiff (fold egg whites in last)
2 c milk
1/2 c. sugar ( mix these two double boiler until hot)
1 egg
1.2 c. milk
2 Tbs corn starch (beat in bowl and add to other mixture)

Heat milk and add seed, let cool. cream sugar & butter. add milk, flour, baking powder,egg whites, salt & vanilla.
Bake 350 for 45 min.
Frosting: Directions: Beat the yolks with some of the milk add corn starch stir. Add this into hot milk and sugar. Stir until it is thickened. Stir at all times.
Use double boiler.




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