Moist Poppy Seed Cake

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READY IN: 50mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Set oven to 350 degrees.
  • Set oven rack to second lowest position.
  • Grease a 13x9-inch baking pan.
  • In a bowl, cream together the shortening, cream cheese, sugar, lemon extract (if using) and lemon rind for 5-6 minutes on high speed of an electric mixer until fluffy.
  • Add in eggs; beat well until combined (about 2 minutes).
  • In another small bowl, stir together flour, baking soda and salt.
  • Add to creamed mixture along with buttermilk; beat well until thoroughly combined.
  • Add/mix in poppy seeds until combined.
  • Spread batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until cake tests done with a toopick (don't overbake!).
  • Cool completely, then frost if desired.
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