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A glossy orange glaze makes this cake a show-stopper, ideal for giving as a Christmas food gift.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cool:
10 mins
bake:
1 hr 5 mins at 325°
Servings:
16
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Poppy Seed Cake

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

Nutrition Facts (Poppy Seed Cake)

377 calories; total fat 14g; saturated fat 5g; polyunsaturated fat 3g; monounsaturated fat 6g; cholesterol 57mg; sodium 316mg; potassium 89mg; carbohydrates 58g; fiber 1g; sugar 40g; protein 5g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 243IU; vitamin c 2mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 52mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 81mg; iron 1mg.

Orange Glaze

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Orange Glaze:
  • 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.

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4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0