Ukranian Poppy Seed Cake

Recipe by justcallmetoni
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 24
YIELD: 2 loaves
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat poppyseeds and milk in a small saucepan over medium heat. Remove from heat just before milk begins to boil. Let stand until milk reaches room temperature.
  • Preheat over to 350 degrees.
  • Cream together the butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Sift together the dry ingredients (flour, baking powder and salt).
  • AIn thirds, alternately beat into the butter and sugar the dry ingredients and milk. Add the vanilla and lemon zest at the end.
  • Lightly butter 2 loaf pans and split batter between pans. Bake 40-50 minutes until a toothpick or knife inserted comes out clean.
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