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Friday, March 5, 2010

Poppy Seed Cake with Lemon Glaze

Ingredients:
* 3/4 cup butter
* 4 eggs
* 2 cups all-purpose flour
* 1 tsp. baking soda
* 1/2 tsp. salt
* 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar
* 1/4 cup poppy seeds (about 1 oz.)
* 1 8-oz. carton dairy sour cream
* 1 recipe Lemon Glaze

Directions:
1. Let butter and eggs stand 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 10-inch fluted tube pan; set aside.

2. In medium bowl combine flour, baking soda, and salt; set aside. In large mixing bowl beat butter on medium 30 seconds. Gradually beat in sugar. Beat in eggs and poppy seeds. Alternately add flour mixture and sour cream to butter mixture; beat on low after each addition just until combined. Spread evenly in prepared pan.

3. Bake 40-45 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan on rack 10 minutes. Meanwhile, prepare Lemon Glaze. Remove and invert cake on rack; poke all over with fork tines. Brush glaze over cake. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate.

Lemon Glaze: In small saucepan heat 1/4 cup sugar, 1/4 cup lemon juice, and 2 Tbsp. butter over medium-low heat until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved.

Makes 16 servings.

~~Better Homes & Gardens~~

3 comments:

devonaz said...

This is one of my most favorite Cakes,,,I used to make it alot while we lived in Germany...oh how I miss Germany...thanks for reminding me I really need to make one..have a marvulous weekend..
Devon

Southern Touch Catering said...

I love Lemon Poppy seed cakes. THis one sounds like a winner too.

Carolyn said...

I love poppy seed cake!

Carolyn