Poppy Seed Cake

Poppy Seed Cake Recipe

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Ingredients

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1 c
poppy seeds
1 c
milk
3/4 c
butter
3/4 c
sugar
1/2 c
cake flour
1 tsp
salt
3 tsp
baking powder
4
egg whites

FROSTING INGREDIENTS

3/4 c
sugar
1 tsp
cornstarch
4
egg yolks
1 c
milk
1 c
pecans, coarsely chopped
1 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make Poppy Seed Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1CAKE: Combine and soak a minimum of 3 hours the poppy seeds and milk.
  • 2When ready to bake cake, cream together until light, butter and sugar.
  • 3Sift together cake flour, salt and baking powder.
  • 4Add sifted ingredients to creamed mixture, alternately with poppy seed milk mixture, mixing well.
  • 5Quickly beat until stiff egg whites and fold into mixture.
  • 6Pour into 2 9-inch pans greased and floured. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until lightly browned and springy.
  • 7Cool cake in pans 10 minutes on racks. Turn out and cool completely.
  • 8FROSTING: Combine in saucepan sugar and cornstarch. Beat together then add, mixing until smooth, egg yolks and milk.
  • 9Add lastly broken pecans and cook very slowly, stirring frequently to prevent burning until thick like filling, 20 to 25 minutes.
  • 10Remove and add vanilla.
  • 11When cool spread frosting between layers and on top of poppy seed cake.

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About Poppy Seed Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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