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Lemon-Lime Poppy Seed Cake Recipe

Lemon-Lime Poppy Seed Cake Recipe

There’s plenty of lemon-lime flavor in this tender cake to please any citrus lover. Plus, it’s a breeze to make.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1/4 cup poppy seeds
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • GLAZE:
  • 1-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Beat on low speed for 30 seconds; beat on medium for 2 minutes. Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. fluted tube pan.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • 3. In a small bowl, combine glaze ingredients until smooth; drizzle over cake. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 403 calories, 16 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 71 mg cholesterol, 406 mg sodium, 61 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.