Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake: Thanksgiving Recipe

2 cups - All Purpose Flour
3 Tbs - Poppy Seeds
2 Tspns. - Baking Powder
1.5 Tspn. - Salt


1 & 1/2 Cups - Sugar
1 Cup + 4 Tbsp - Butter


4 - Eggs
2.5 Tspn. - Lemon Zest
2.5 Tbsn. - Lemon Juice
1/2 Cup - Sour Cream

Preheat oven to 350 Degrees.

Mix together flour, poppy seeds, baking powder and salt in small bowl. Then set aside.

In large bowl, beat together butter and sugar until fluffy.

Add eggs, lemon zest, lemon extract.

Then, gradually blend in the flour mix.

Then add the sour cream, your probaby wondering why would I add sour cream to this recipe. Wellllll, sour cream adds a lovely texture and makes the cake very moist. I promise you'll fall in love! ;)

Now your done with the cake batter =D

Take two nine inch pans and butter and flour them to the batter won't stick after baking.

Distribute cake batter evenly. Cake batter will be thick. Do. not. worry. Put in oven and let bake for 21 minutes until golden brown.

Frosting Ingredients:
8 oz - Cream Cheese
1/2 Cup (One stick) - Butter
4 Cups - Confectioners Sugar
2 Tspns. - Vanilla Extract
2 Tbspns. - Lemon Juice
1.5 Tspn. -Lemon Zest

Mix together butter and cream cheese.

Then After that, this is what you will recieve after you have mixed the lemon juice, lemon zest and vanilla exctract. You may add more lemon juice or extract that is best suited for your taste. I hope you love this recipe, I am so proud of it since I invented it.Thanks for reading! xoxo



  1. WOW! That cake looks amazing!!! I love to bake, so I will most definitely try this recipe out!

    Thanks for posting it!

    xo Rose

  2. Thanks and no problem! I promise you will love it! It has never failed to satisfy anyone who's tried it :)


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