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Fresh Orange-Poppy Seed Cake

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12 servings

Ready for a cake unlike any other? Then try this pretty, citrusy cake flavored with orange extract and garnished with fresh orange slices!

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  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Cut orange crosswise in half; wrap 1 piece with plastic wrap. Refrigerate until ready to use. Grate remaining orange half. Reserve zest; discard grated orange half or reserve for snacking.
  • Beat cake mix, 1-1/2 cups sour cream, poppy seed, 1 tsp. orange extract and reserved orange zest with mixer until blended. (Batter will be thick.)
  • Pour into 9x5-inch loaf pan sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake 55 min. to 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan 10 min. Remove from pan to wire rack; cool completely. Transfer to plate.
  • Beat cream cheese, almond extract, remaining sour cream and remaining orange extract in medium bowl with mixer until blended. Gradually beat in sugar; spread over top of cake. Garnish with orange slices.

Special Equipment Needed

Size Wise

Since this delicious cake makes 12 servings, it's the perfect dessert to serve at your next party.


For a less dense cake, add 1 egg to batter before pouring into prepared pan.

How to Store

Keep frosted cake refrigerated.


  • 12 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 12 servings
Calories 300
Total fat 12g
Saturated fat 7g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 320mg
Carbohydrate 44g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 29g
Protein 4g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 8 %DV
Vitamin C 8 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by from This fell little but when it was inverted you couldn't tell. This fell little but when it was inverted you couldn't tell. Most important it was SO GOOD. Every single crumb was consumed and it got rave reviews! its a lot like pound cake in consistency.
Date published: 2010-11-21
Rated 3 out of 5 by from The cake was delicious but kind of heavy. The cake was delicious but kind of heavy. I don't know if I made a mistake in making the cake mix first or not. Also, the cake took 15 min. longer to cook.
Date published: 2010-11-23
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