Glazed Rio Star Grapefruit Poppy Seed Cake

Recipe by ReeLani
READY IN: 1hr 30mins




  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Grease a 10" tube or bundt pan.
  • In a large bowl combine the butter and sugar and beat'til fluffy.
  • Add in the eggs, one at a time, beating well after adding each egg.
  • In another bowl combine the flour, baking soda and salt.
  • Stir the flour mixture into the butter mixture, alternating with the buttermilk.
  • Add 1 1/2 tbs of the grapefruit peel, the poppy seeds and 1/2 cup of grapefruit juice'til combined.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  • Bake 1 hour or'til a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.
  • Cool cake in pan 10 minutes then remove to a wire rack and cool completely.
  • While cake is cooling prepare the glaze by combining the confectioners sugar and the 2 tbs of grapefruit juice'til the mixture is smooth.
  • When cake has cooled drizzle with glaze.
  • For added garnish peel and section a grapefruit and top each slice of cake with a grapefruit wedge.