Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 40 mins

This was one of those recipe's that my grandma said no one would ever have and she refused to give it out. I feel that no recipe should be kept secret! But after she moved I found her recipe for this sitting in the pantry under our flour container. (not sure if she did it on purpose or by mistake) She used to make these as a "stocking stuffer" and passed them out to EVERYONE! This was one of the FEW things she knew how to make well. I think this would be good to cut into slices and serve with other goodies at parties for the holidays.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all ingredients together.
  2. Grease and flour 5 mini loaf pans (the aluminum foil kind work well for this) or 2 small loaf pans.
  3. Fill the loaf pan half way with batter.
  4. Bake at 350 for approximately 40 minutes.
  5. Let cool and enjoy!


Most Helpful

I have made this for years. I found the recipe on a Duncan Hines cake mix box. They called it a pound cake. It did not have the poppy seed in it, and said to bake in a tube pan. We would glaze it with just a simple glaze made from icing/powdered sugar & lemon juice poured over it on the serving plate. Try this using a chocolate cake mix & instant chocolate fudge pudding. It makes a great moist chocolate pound cake.

Demelza April 01, 2009

Love...Love...Love this recipe. So easy to make and so moist. Will be making it again and again. Thanks for Sharing

dlobato May 08, 2013

This was excellent. I love anything baked with lemon and poppy seeds. will be making again thanks

Chef Stiles September 15, 2011

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