Rum-doused Lemon Poppy-Seed Cake

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Baby Kato

My sister in laws favourite dessert...enjoy from Enchanted Evenings by John Hadamuscin

Top Review by YungB

Excellent flavor, very nice texture. I think this recipe would also makes great poppy-seed muffins. Keeper recipe. Thank you for sharing it. UPDATE: This cake tastes better the next day.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Grease a 10" tube pan or bundt pan.
  3. In large bowl, beat together butter, cream cheese until well blended.
  4. Mix in sugar, eggs, and lemon rind until light and fluffy.
  5. In seperate bowl sift, flour and baking powder, stir into butter mixture.
  6. Add in poppy seeds.
  7. Bake 55 to 60 minutes.
  8. Cool 15 minutes in pan, then invert onto a wire rack to finish cooling.
  9. Drizzle rum over cooled cake slowly, allowing for absorption before drizzling on rest.
  10. Cover and let stand 2 or 3 hours before serving.
  11. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream.

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