How to Make Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

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How to Make Lemon Poppy Seed Cake Recipe
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In a large bowl, rub together sugar & lemon rind until fragrant & well blended.

In a large bowl, rub together sugar & lemon rind until fragrant & well blended.

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Add butter.

Add butter.

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Blend until light & fluffy.

Blend until light & fluffy.

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It should look like this.

It should look like this.

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Add eggs, one at a time.

Add eggs, one at a time.

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Blend well between each egg addition.

Blend well between each egg addition.

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Beat in lemon juice.

Beat in lemon juice.

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In a separate bowl, add poppy seeds.

In a separate bowl, add poppy seeds.

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Add flour to poppy seeds.

Add flour to poppy seeds.

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Add salt.

Add salt.

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Add baking powder & baking soda.

Add baking powder & baking soda.

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Mix well.

Mix well.

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Measure out sour cream in a 1/2 cup measure.

Measure out sour cream in a 1/2 cup measure.

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Add 1/3 of flour mixture to sugar mixture & beat well.

Add 1/3 of flour mixture to sugar mixture & beat well.

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Add 1/2 of sour cream & beat well. Repeat with remaining flour & sour cream.  Blend well.

Add 1/2 of sour cream & beat well. Repeat with remaining flour & sour cream. Blend well.

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Scoop into cupcake pan.

Scoop into cupcake pan.

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You can also pour batter into a greased & floured bundt cake pan.

You can also pour batter into a greased & floured bundt cake pan.

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Make a glaze for cake/cupcakes... Add 4-5 Tbsp lemon juice to a bowl and slowly add icing sugar until you get a glaze that looks like this... Runny consistency.

Make a glaze for cake/cupcakes... Add 4-5 Tbsp lemon juice to a bowl and slowly add icing sugar until you get a glaze that looks like this... Runny consistency.

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While cupcakes/cake is still warm brush glaze over cupcake/cake.

While cupcakes/cake is still warm brush glaze over cupcake/cake.

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For mini cupcakes bake at 300' for about 12-15 minutes... Or for bundt cake 325' for about an hour...   I decorated mine with a bit of icing. Enjoy! :)

For mini cupcakes bake at 300' for about 12-15 minutes... Or for bundt cake 325' for about an hour... I decorated mine with a bit of icing. Enjoy! :)

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This recipe is originally from Canadian Living magazine. I have made it many times for birthdays & other events. Always goes over well! Find me on Stuff Your FaceBook or Snapguide for more recipes!

Ingredients

1 Cup Sugar 
2 Tablespoons Grated lemon peel 
1 Cup Butter, softened 
4 Eggs, room temperature 
¼ Cups Lemon juice 
2 Cups Flour 
2 Tablespoons Poppy seeds 
¾ Teaspoons Baking powder  
½ Teaspoons Salt 
½ Teaspoons Baking soda 
½ Cups Sour cream 
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