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    Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake

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    2 hrs 45 mins

    1 hr 30 mins

    1 hr 15 mins

    echo echo's Note:

    This was a Pillsbury Bake-Off Prizewinner many years ago. The name of the woman who invented it was Phyllis Lidert. Preparation time includes cooling time.

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    1. 1
      In large bowl, beat sugar with butter until light and fluffy.
    2. 2
      Add eggs 1 at time, beating well at medium speed after each addition.
    3. 3
      Beat in lemon peel and juice.
    4. 4
      At low speed, gradually beat in flour and baking powder.
    5. 5
      In medium bowl, blend 3 cups of the batter with poppy seed filling.
    6. 6
      Spread half of plain batter in bottom of ungreased 10” tube or bundt pan.
    7. 7
      Using a large serving spoon, alternately add spoonfuls of poppy seed batter and rest of plain batter.
    8. 8
      Bake at 350°F approximately 1¼ hour until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
    9. 9
      Cool 15 minutes, then remove from pan.
    10. 10
      Cool about 1 hour until all cooled.
    11. 11
      Blend together glaze ingredients; if necessary, add more lemon juice for desired drizzling consistency.
    12. 12
      Drizzle glaze over cake.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 07, 2006


      OMG this is a wonderful cake, my family simply loved it! I increased the lemon juice to 1/4 cup, and used 4 whole eggs and 4 egg yolks for a richer denser cake... this cake really rises nice and high, great cake recipe echo!...thanks Kitten:)

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    • on April 16, 2006


      This is what I chose to make for dessert for our Easter dinner (as well as cherry pie) this is a truly scrumptious cake. I had some cream cheese frosting so I used that for icing.

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    • on August 14, 2005


      wow that cake sure is mmmmmmmmmmmmm yammmmy

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    Nutritional Facts for Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (175 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 10

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 835.0
    Calories from Fat 391
    Total Fat 43.4 g
    Saturated Fat 24.7 g
    Cholesterol 224.5 mg
    Sodium 440.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 101.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
    Sugars 41.6 g
    Protein 11.0 g

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