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Chocolate Glazed Citrus Poppy Seed Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Margaret Perkins
Added: Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
1 package (about 18 oz.) lemon cake mix
1 container (8 oz.) plain lowfat yogurt
3 eggs
1/3 c. milk
1/3 c. poppy seeds
1 tsp. freshly grated lemon peel

Chocolate Citrus Glaze:
2 T. butter or margarine
2 T. Hershey's Cocoa or Special Dark Cocoa
2 T. Water
1 T. orange-flavored liqueur (optional)
1/2 tsp. orange extract
1 1/4 c. powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Cake:

1. Heat oven to 350. Grease and flour 12-cup fluted tube pan or 10-in. tube pan.

2. Combine cake mix, yogurt, eggs, milk, poppy seeds and lemon peel in large bowl; beat until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.

3. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 20 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely.

4. Prepare Chocolate Citrus Glaze; spoon over cake, allow glaze to run down sides.

Chocolate Citrus Glaze:

1. Melt butter in small saucepan over medium heat.

2. Stir in cocoa, water, liqueur, and orange extract.

3. Whisk in powdered sugar until smooth. If glaze is too thin, whisk in additional 1/4 c. powdered sugar. Use immediately.

 

 

 

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