Poppy Seed Chiffon Cake

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Maureen Heon

This is a great cake for company, very impressive.

Top Review by zeluna28

Tried this tonight, and it's wonderful. Light, springy, very simple, baked up beautifully. My only issue is it stuck in my non-stick tube pan.. should have used aluminum or a little bit of shortening in the bottom. Will make it again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak poppy seeds in 1C boiling water, cool.
  2. Beat egg whites w/cream of tartar until stiff.
  3. sift together dry ingredients.
  4. make a well in dry ingred.
  5. add canola oil, egg yolks, vanilla and poppy seed mixture Beat until smooth.
  6. Fold mixture into egg whites, do NOT stir.
  7. Pour into ungreased tube pan.
  8. Bake at 350 Degrees for 1-1 1/4 Hour.
  9. Frost w/whipping cream or cream cheese frosting.

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