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Poppy seed Cake

Poppy Seed Cake
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: poppy seed cake, loaf cake
Servings: 2 loaves
Calories: 2829kcal
Author: Heather

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons butter extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
  • glaze
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon butter extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 3/4 cup sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Mix bread ingredients in a mixer bowl until well combined.
  • Pour mixture into 2 greased loaf pans.
  • Bake for one hour.
  • Mix together glaze ingredients into a small saucepan.
  • Cook on stove over medium heat until sugar dissolves.
  • Remove bread from the pans and pour glaze over warm bread.

Notes

  • Make sure to either coat the baking dish with non-stick cooking spray or line it with parchment paper so that you can easily remove the cake.
  • Add the glaze on when the cake is warm. 
  • Try not to over mix the batter to keep the cake light and moist. 
  • Can be stored at room temperature for 2-3 days. 

Nutrition

Calories: 2829kcal | Carbohydrates: 641g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 263mg | Sodium: 183mg | Potassium: 729mg | Sugar: 636g | Vitamin A: 715IU | Vitamin C: 15.5mg | Calcium: 438mg | Iron: 2.1mg