Lemon: Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf

posted by Linda in MO 11-07-101 10:30 AM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf
Recipe By :posted by funnybone at CL site
Serving Size : 0 Preparation Time :0:00

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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2 cups Cake Flour
1 cup sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cup milk
4 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
1 cup butter -- softened
1/4 cup poppy seeds
1 tbsp lemon rind -- grated

1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup lemon juice

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in mixer bowl; blend well. Beat milk, eggs and vanilla together in small bowl. Add half of egg mixture together with butter to dry ingredients and beat at medium speed for 1 minute, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Pour in remaining egg mixture and beat 1 minute.
Stir in the poppy seeds and lemon rind.

Spoon batter into greased 9" x 5" loaf pan. (The pan will be more than 3/4 full). Bake at 325F for 65-75 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean.

Prepare lemon glaze while cake is baking.

Glaze: Heat sugar and lemon juice in small saucepan over low heat until sugar dissolves.

Pierce top of cake with fork or toothpick immediately after baking. Brush glaze over top of hot cake while still in the pan. Cool on rack for 15 minutes, then remove from pan. Cool completely.

Makes: 1 loaf

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