Rum-doused Lemon Poppy-Seed Cake

Baby Kato

By
@BabyKato

My sister in laws favorite dessert...enjoy from Enchanted Evenings by John Hadamuscin


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Serves:
12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1
cup butter, softened
4
ounces cream cheese, softened
13/4
cups white sugar
3
large eggs
1
tablespoon fresh lemon rind, grated
1 1/2
cups flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
2
tablespoons poppy seeds
1/4
cup rum

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2Grease a 10" tube pan or a bundt pan.

3In large bowl, beat together butter, cream cheese until well blended.

4Mix in sugar, eggs, and lemon rind until light and fluffy.

5In separate bowl sift, flour and baking powder, stir into butter mixture.

6Add in poppy seeds.

7Bake 50 to 60 minutes. (check to make sure it is done)

8Cool 15 minutes in pan, then invert onto a wire rack to finish cooling.

9Drizzle rum over cooled cake slowly, allowing for absorption before drizzling on rest.

10Cover and let stand 2 or 3 hours before serving.

11Serve with a dollop of whipped cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Canadian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy