Lemon Poppy Seed ‘Pound’ Cake For Two

Lemon Poppy Seed ‘Pound’ Cake For Two

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Yeah yeah yeah - not really a pound cake, more like an 1/8th of a pound cake... But you get the idea, it's for two. But it has all the moist delicious lemon flavour of a much larger cake recipe.

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Lemon Poppy Seed ‘Pound’ Cake For Two
Yeah yeah yeah - not really a pound cake, more like an 1/8th of a pound cake… But you get the idea, it’s for two.
Ingredients:
  • For The Cake:
  • 4 tsp (20 mL) poppy seeds
  • ½ cup (125 mL) cake and pastry flour
  • ¼ tsp (1 mL) baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp (.5 mL) salt
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) lemon zest
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) lemon juice
  • For The Glaze:
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice
Method:
Preheat oven to 325ºF (160ºC).Grease and flour a 6 inch round cake pan.In a bowl mix together poppy seeds and a scoop of the flour.In another bowl mix together remaining flour, baking powder, and salt.In a 3rd bowl whisk together sugar, butter, vanilla, egg, lemon zest, and lemon juice.Whisk flour mixture into sugar mixture, then mix in poppy seeds.Scrape into prepared pan and bake for about 25 minutes.Remove from oven and allow to cool in pan for 10-15 minutes.Mix together the two ingredients for the glaze and microwave until it just starts to thicken (about 1 minute).Turn cake out on to wire rack, poke holes in the top with a skewer and brush on the glaze.
Details:
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 2 servings
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