Rum-doused Lemon Poppy-Seed Cake

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Baby Kato

By
@BabyKato

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

How to Make Rum-doused Lemon Poppy-Seed Cake

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.

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About Rum-doused Lemon Poppy-Seed Cake

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