Rum-doused Lemon Poppy-Seed Cake

Baby Kato

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@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
11/2
cups flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
2
tablespoons poppy seeds
1/4
cup rum

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2
Grease a 10" tube pan or bundt pan.
3
In large bowl, beat together butter, cream cheese until well blended.
4
Mix in sugar, eggs, and lemon rind until light and fluffy.
5
In a separate bowl sift, flour and baking powder, stir into butter mixture.
6
Add in poppy seeds.
7
Bake 55 to 60 minutes.
8
Cool 15 minutes in pan, then invert onto a wire rack to finish cooling.
9
Drizzle rum over cooled cake slowly, allowing for absorption before drizzling on rest.
10
Cover and let stand 2 or 3 hours before serving.
11
Serve with a dollop of whipped cream.

About this Recipe

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