Poppy Seed Cake

Yolanda Breidenbaugh

By
@loves2spin

I love the movies made from books such as "Jane Eyre." Often, they seem to eat "seed cake" and are very happy to have it. I could not find a recipe for that cake, so made up my own. This little cake is tender, sweet, but not cloyingly sweet, and makes a lovely addition to a tea party.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/4 c
whole wheat flour or whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 c
plain full-fat yogurt
2 tsp
blue poppy seeds
1/2 c
honey
1/2 c
butter, softened
2
eggs
1/4 tsp
freshly grated nutmeg
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sift the whole wheat flour, first, to remove larger pieces of bran, if not using whole wheat pastry flour. Butter and flour a 1 1/2 quart pyrex baking dish.
2
Cream butter and honey together in a medium sized mixing bowl.
3
Beat eggs in, one at a time.
4
Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg and salt. Stir in the poppy seeds.
5
Add the sifted dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternately with the yogurt.
6
Pour into prepared baking dish.
7
Bake at 350 F until it tests done with a toothpick. Remove from oven, cool 10 minutes in pan, and then invert onto cooling rack.
8
This little cake keeps well. I never frost it.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: English
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy