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Poppy Seed Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Poppy Seed Cake, by , is from Calder Cuisine, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Vicki Calder Parker
Added: Thursday, July 7, 2005


3 eggs
2 1/2 c. sugar
1 1/2 c. oil
3 c. flour
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 1/2 c. milk
1 1/2 tsp. almond extract
1 1/2 tsp. butter extract
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
4 tsp. poppy seeds

1/4 c. orange juice
3/4 c. sugar
1/2 tsp. almond extract
1/2 tsp. butter extract
1/2 tsp. vanilla

Beat eggs. Add sugar and oil. Sift together the flour, salt, and baking powder. Alternate adding the flour mixture and the milk to the egg mixture. Throughly mix in the flavorings and poppy seeds. Pour batter into a well greased and floured bundt pan or 3 large loaf pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. To prepare glaze, heat sugar and orange juice until sugar dissolves (do not boil). Add flavorings. When cake is done baking, turn out from pan and drizzle some hot glaze over the hot cake. Continue to drizzle glaze over cake in ten minute intervals until glaze mixture is used up.




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