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Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

This cake is so soooo good and easy to make! Perfect for summer so tangy and sweet , yummy! If you do it let me know and don’t forget to subscribe to my newsletter…I won’t spam your inbox, I promise 🙂


For the cake:

  •  2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seed
  • 2 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 110 gr butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest, packed
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • 3 eggs, at room temperature
  • 1/3 cup Milk

For the glaze:

  • 1 cup icing sugar, sifted
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


  • Preheat the oven on 180.
  • In a bowl add the flour, poppy seeds and baking powder. Whisk together and set aside.
  • In the bowl of your stand mixer add butter and sugar and whisk until pale and fluffy.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. (If the mixture starts to curdle add one tablespoon of the flour mixture and mix, that should fix it)
  • Add the lemon zest, lemon juice and half of the flour mix and mix till combined.
  • Add the milk and the rest of the flour mixture and mix till combined.
  • Transfer the batter to your loaf pan lined with baking paper. Add the batter and bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  • While cake is baking make the glaze by simply whisking together the ingredients till they are nice and smooth.
  • Let cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Once cooled drizzle with the glaze and enjoy!

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