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Poppy Seed Cake

Makes: 16 servings
Prep 15 mins Cool 10 mins Bake 325°F1 hr 5 mins
Poppy Seed Cake
Ingredients
  • 3  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/4  cups  sugar
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons  salt
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons  baking powder
  • 3  eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2  cups  milk
  • 1/2  cup  vegetable oil
  • 1/2  cup  butter, melted and cooled
  • 4  teaspoons  poppy seeds
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons  vanilla
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons  almond extract
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons  butter flavoring
  •  Orange Glaze
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Generously grease and flour a 10-inch fluted tube pan; set aside. In a mixing bowl, stir together flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder.

2. In a bowl, combine eggs, milk, oil, butter, poppy seeds, vanilla, almond extract, and butter flavoring. Add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture. Beat with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 2 minutes. Spoon batter into prepared pan, spreading evenly.

3. Bake about 65 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove cake from pan. Brush cake generously with Orange Glaze. Cool completely on wire rack.

Orange Glaze
Bake 425°F 10 mins
Ingredients
  • 3/4  cup  sugar
  • 1/4  cup  orange juice
  • 1/2  teaspoon  almond extract
  • 1/2  teaspoon  vanilla
Directions Orange Glaze::

1. In a small saucepan, combine sugar and orange juice. Heat and stir just until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat. Stir in almond extract and vanilla.

Nutrition Facts (Poppy Seed Cake)
  • Servings Per Recipe 16,
  • cal. (kcal) 377,
  • Fat, total (g) 14,
  • chol. (mg) 57,
  • sat. fat (g) 5,
  • carb. (g) 58,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 6,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 3,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • sugar (g) 40,
  • pro. (g) 5,
  • vit. A (IU) 243,
  • vit. C (mg) 2,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 52,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 316,
  • Potassium (mg) 89,
  • calcium (mg) 81,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Starch () 2,
  • Other Carb () 3,
  • Fat () 3,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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