Lemon and Poppy Seed Cake

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Lemon and Poppy Seed Cake
  • 45 MinTotal Time
  • 8Ingredients
  • 2Servings
  • Level

Light, moist and perfectly fluffy, this delightful Lemon and Poppy Seed cake will transport you to cake heaven with just a single bite!



    • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Zesty Lemon Cake Mix
    • 3 medium free range eggs
    • 180 ml water (5½ tbsp)
    • 90 ml vegetable oil (3 tbsp)
    • 15 g poppy seeds
    • Icing

    • Vanilla Buttercream Style Icing
    • 10 ml water (for the glaze) (2 tsp)
    • Decorating

    • Grated zest of one lemon


    1. Preheatyour oven to 160°C (140°C for fan assisted ovens) / Gas Mark 3.
    2. Mixthe eggs, oil, water, poppy seeds and cake mix gently together and whisk (by hand or electric mixer) for 2-3 minutes until smooth and creamy.
    3. Pourthe mixture evenly into two greased loaf tins.
    4. Bakein the centre of the oven for 35-40 minutes or until a rounded knife inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean, then cool on a cooling rack.
    5. Mixthe glaze mix and water together until blended. Drizzle over the cakes with flair and finish with a sprinkle of lemon zest. Then say hello to happiness – your sunny lemon cake is ready to eat…Simply divine!