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Cream Cheese-Poppy Seed Pound Cake

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“This is a dense delicious flavoursome cake from the Better Homes and Gardens Cake Book. It is quite filling so I don't bother frosting it and cut thin slices.My DH doesn't like cakes much but he loves this cake. Note that it also freezes beautifully.”
READY IN:
1hr 35mins
SERVES:
16-20
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring butter, cheese and eggs to room temperature before you begin.
  2. Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan and preheat oven to 160C or 325°F.
  3. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl and set aside.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter and cream cheese until softened.
  5. Gradually add sugar 2 TABLESPOONS AT A TIME beating on medium speed about 5 minutes until very light and fluffy.
  6. Add poppy seeds and vanilla essence.
  7. Add eggs,one at a time, beating on low to medium speed 1 minute after each addition and scraping bowl frequently.
  8. Gradually add flour mixture beating on low speed until just combined.
  9. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for about 1 1/4 hours or until a wooden skewer comes out clean.
  10. Cool in pan on wire rack for 15 minutes and then remove from pan and allow to cool completely before serving.

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