Dessert Recipes

Poppy Seed Citrus Cake

Poppy Seed Citrus Cake“My youngest daughter loves anything with lemon and this is her favorite cake,” writes Charolette…

Poppy Seed Citrus Cake

Poppy Seed Citrus Cake


1 package lemon cake mix (regular size) 3 large eggs 1-1/3 cups orange juice 1/2 cup canola oil 1 to 2 tablespoons poppy seeds 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1 teaspoon grated orange zest GLAZE: 2 cups confectioners’ sugar 3 to 4 tablespoons orange juice 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1/2 teaspoon grated orange zest


In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, eggs, orange juice and oil; beat on low speed for 30 seconds.

Beat on medium for 2 minutes.

Fold in the poppy seeds, lemon and orange zest.

Pour into a well-greased and floured 10-in.

fluted tube pan.

Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.

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In a small bowl, combine the confectioners’ sugar and orange juice until smooth.

Drizzle over warm cake.

Sprinkle with lemon and orange zest.

Nutrition Facts 1 slice:

  • 369 calories, 14g fat (3g saturated fat), 53mg cholesterol, 290mg sodium, 58g carbohydrate (41g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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