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Orange Poppy Seed Cake Recipe

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

Kelli Panush
Added: Sunday, November 9, 2008


1 C sugar
2 sticks of butter
2 tsp. orange zest
2 C flour
2 tsp. vanilla
4 eggs
3/4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 C fresh orange juice
2 Tbsp. poppy seeds
1/2 C powdered sugar
2 tsp. orange juice

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour loaf pan. On medium speed, beat together sugar, butter, vanilla and zest until a fluffy cream, add flour and blend in remaining ingredients. Bake for 50-60 minutes. Let cool in pan on a rack for 1/2 hour. Remove from pan and cool completely. In a Ziploc bag combine C powdered sugar and two teaspoons orange juice. Blend well and pour glaze over cake.




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