colonial seed cake ..(a poppy seed loaf cake)

★★★★★ 3
a recipe by
Nancy J. Patrykus
Spokane, WA

This is a delicious recipe I have made many times. I found it in a magazine, years ago. You can tell by the aged paper! The year ????? - 70,s.??? I would like to share it with you. Like the recipe says...It is a handy loaf cake to have in the freezer for unexpected guests. It needs no frosting, but a little sprinkle of powdered sugar is nice. When my boys were small..they liked to help me cook...and loved sprinkling the "SNOW" on cakes, cookies, and doughnuts. Nancy...11/29/12

★★★★★ 3
serves guests & family
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For colonial seed cake ..(a poppy seed loaf cake)

  • 1 jar
    or 2oz. poppy seeds (1/2 cup
  • 3/4 c
    milk...room temp
  • 3/4 c
    very soft butter..... (1-1/2 sticks)
  • 3
    eggs....room temp
  • 1-1/4 c
    sugar...... (i cut it down to 3/4 cup)
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 c
    sifted...... all purpose flour
  • powdered sugar....optional

How To Make colonial seed cake ..(a poppy seed loaf cake)

  • 1
    ***Prep ahead of time: In a large bowl, add the poppy seeds to the milk, stir. Let sit at room temperature for 3-4hours. Let eggs, and butter sit at room temperature for easy mixing.(butter should be very soft.) Grease and flour a 8-1/2x4-1/2inch baking pan.
  • 2
    Preheat oven to 350F. Add butter, eggs,sugar, vanilla, baking powder,flour to poppyseeds and milk. Beatb at medium speed with electric mixer for 1 minute, scraping sides of bowl with a rubber spatula. Pour into baking pan.
  • 3
    Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Or until center springs back when lightly pressed. Cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Loosen around edges, turn out to cool. Sprinkle with powdered sugar . Can be served with whipped cream if desired. ENJOY! ****NOTE: Main foto was from the magazine. All others fotos are mine, when I baked it yesterday.

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