Sunday, July 8, 2012

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake


 Serving: 12

Ingredients:
1. 2 sticks of margarine
2. 1 1/2 cups of flour
3. 1 cup of poppy seeds
4. 1 teaspoon of baking powder
5. 1 1/3 cups of sugar
6. 3 tablespoons of lemon zest/1 tablespoon of the lemon juice
7. 4 eggs
optional: 1/2 a cup of walnuts

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease the pan (cake or loaf pan)
2. Mix together the flour and baking powder
3. In a separate bowl, combine the sugar, zest, and then add the lemon juice & eggs
4. In the same bowl, add in the melted margarine until together
5. Slowly add in the flour and baking powder and mix batter until all ingredients are well combined
6. Pour into cake pan and bake for about 50 minuties (loaf pans take about 30 to 40 minutes to bake)
7. Let cool for about 30 minutes before serving