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poopyseed cake mThis fresh scented, moist and lemony cake is a perfect treat for tea time parties. You can use orange instead of lemons.


Butter3/4 cup
Flour1 and 1/2 cup
Baking powder 3/4 tsp
Salt1/2 tsp
Poppy seeds1 tbsp
Sugar1 cup
Vanilla essence1 tsp
Grated lemon zest2 tbsp
Lemon juice1/3 cup
Milk1/2 cup


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  • Preheat oven at 150c and grease loaf pan. (you can use any pan).
  • In a bowl stir flour, baking powder, salt and poppy seeds. Set aside.
  • In another bowl beat butter and sugar with electric beater till fluffy.
  • Add eggs one by one and beat well.
  • Now add vanilla essence and lemon zest.
  • Add half flour and then half milk beat on low speed, then add flour and half milk again beat on low speed.
  • Pour in greased pan and bake at 180c till inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  • In a a saucepan boil lemon juice and sugar 1/3 cup to prepare lemon syrup.
  • Remove cake from oven. While in the pan poke holes in cake with toothpick and pour syrup on cake let it cool down then remove from pan and serve.

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  • Enjoy with tea.

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