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Glazed Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake

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“This cake will just melt in your mouth, and has an awesome lemon flavour. Perfect for tea parties or bridal showers or that kind of thing if the kids don't eat it all first.”
1hr 20mins
1 pound cake

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large bowl, combine 1 cup sugar, flour, baking powder and salt.
  2. In medium bowl, combine milk, eggs, and vanilla and beat lightly.
  3. Add half this mixture as well as the butter to the dry ingredients and beat at medium speed for one minute.
  4. Add the remaining egg mixture in 2 parts, beating at same speed for 20 seconds after each addition.
  5. Beat in poppy seeds and lemon zest.
  6. Spoon batter into a loaf pan and smooth the top.
  7. Bake at 325 degrees for 45 minutes or till done (test with toothpick).
  8. Lemon Glaze: in a small saucepan beat the 1/2 cup of sugar into the 1/4 cup of lemon juice till dissolved.
  9. Brush 3/4 of the glaze onto the cake while still in the pan.
  10. Let cool 10 minutes, invert and brush the bottom and sides with the remaining glaze.

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