Poppy Seed Cake

READY IN: 1hr 40mins
Recipe by Dee514

This is an old Czech recipe for Poppy Seed Cake that was given to me by a dear friend's Czech grandmother.

Top Review by ciao4293

Outstanding cake, Dee! It's like a buttery poundcake. Very easy to prepare, and easy to put together. A nice addition to my cookbook. I'm having a piece right now with my morning coffee. Great combo! Thanks Dee!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In small sauce pan cook poppy seed with honey and 1/4 cup water for 5-7 minutes.
  2. Cool.
  3. Cream butter/margarine and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add cooled poppy seed mixture to creamed mixture, and egg yolks one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Blend in sour cream and vanilla.
  6. Sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  7. Gradually add poppy seed mixture to dry mixture, beating well.
  8. Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into batter.
  9. Pour batter into a lightly greased and floured 9-inch tube (or bundt) pan.
  10. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  11. Cool in pan for 5 minutes.
  12. Remove from pan and cool on a wire rack.

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