Make Ahead

Very Yummy Poppy Seed Cake with Lemon Frosting

November 17, 2013
Author Notes

So far this is the best cake I have ever made!
No, it´s not healthy at all. But oh lord it´s too good to think about it now... —Ausra de Araujo

  • Serves 10
Ingredients
  • Cake
  • 1 cup Poppy seeds soaked in hot water and blended or I used my leftover from Poppy milk
  • 2 cups Self raising flour
  • 0.5 teaspoons Sea salt
  • 125 g Natural yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon Almond extract
  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 1.5 cups Sugar
  • 100 g Soft salted butter
  • Frosting
  • 125 g Salted low fat soft butter
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • Zest & Juice of 1 Lemon
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Mix the dry ingredients. Beat eggs. Mix in along with yogurt and butter. Stir well.
  2. Bake in oven for 20 min, " 180º. Let it cool down. Cut off the top. Blend.
  3. Mix butter, sugar, lemon juice and lemon zest .
  4. Cover the cake with lemon frosting. Sprinkle with crumbs. Decorate with more lemon zest.

See Reviews

See what other Food52ers are saying.

  • Helena Martins
    Helena Martins
  • Ausra de Araujo
    Ausra de Araujo
Review