Sour Cream-Poppy Seed Cake

4.7
(10) 10 Reviews
Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
2
hr.
10
min.
Servings

16 servings

Smooth, sweet and moist, this cake made with sour cream and poppy seeds is meant to stand out on the dessert table—it'll undoubtedly be a crowd favorite.

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Make It

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  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Beat all ingredients except poppy seed in large bowl with mixer on low speed just until moistened, stopping frequently to scrape side of bowl. Beat on medium speed 2 min. Stir in poppy seed.
  • Pour into greased and floured 12-cup fluted tube pan or 10-inch tube pan.
  • Bake 50 to 55 min. or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan 10 min.; loosen cake from side of pan. Gently remove cake from pan; cool completely on wire rack.

Size-Wise

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Special Extra

Add a simple orange glaze. Just mix 3/4 cup powdered sugar, 1/4 tsp. orange zest, 4 tsp. orange juice and 2 tsp. melted butter or margarine until well blended. Drizzle over cooled cake. Let stand until firm.

Variation

Mix batter as directed; spoon into 24 paper-lined muffin cups, filling each cup 2/3 full. Bake at 350°F for 30 to 35 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Makes 24 servings.

Servings

  • 16 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 290
% Daily Value
Total fat 16g
Saturated fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 65mg
Sodium 330mg
Carbohydrate 33g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 24g
Protein 4g
   
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 10 %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.

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  • cbuff01 | Sun, Jul 12 2009 4:28 AM

    Very quick and easy to make. The cake was very moist. I used a lemon flavored cake mix which turned out well.

  • kerrj | Wed, Mar 26 2008 9:19 PM

    I needed a last minute cake for a funeral dinner. I had all the ingredients on hand. It was simple to throw together and came out beautiful!

  • AzukaZ | Tue, Mar 25 2008 3:12 PM

    I used a lemon poppy seed cake mix. This was so good! Everyone raved about how good this cake was!

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