Orange Poppy Seed Cake

Total Time
15 mins
45 mins

This is from the side of a packet of sugar - need to throw it out, so I'm posting it for safe keeping. When I do make it, if I have some spare calories in my diet, I'll be making a lemon cream cheese frosting with poppy seeds in it instead of just dusting with icing sugar.

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  1. Preheat oven to 170*C.
  2. Grease and line 22 cm round cake pan.
  3. Cream butter, sugar and orange zest until pale.
  4. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well.
  5. Sift flour and baking powder and add to butter mixture, mix to combine.
  6. Fold in poppy seeds and milk.
  7. Spread into prepared baking pan.
  8. Bake 45 minutes or until skewer comes out clean.
  9. Cool 5 minutes before turning out.
  10. Dust with icing sugar to serve.