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Poppy Seed Cake Recipe

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

Aunt Ruth
Added: Saturday, March 18, 2006


3 c. all purpose flour
2 c. sugar
1 1/2 c. vegetable oil
4 eggs
1 t. vanilla
1/2 t. salt
1 1/2 t. baking soda
1-12 oz. can evaporated milk
1 can poppy seed filling (solo)
1 c. chopped pecans

Mix all ingredients on medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour mixture into ungreased tube pan and bake at 350 for apprx. 70 minutes or until cake tests done.
Cool cake completely before removing from pan. Dust with powdered sugar.




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