A lemon poppy seed cake recipe for a gift in a jar.
What you need
Approx. 1 Quart / 1.1 Litre Wide mouthed Jar
Recipe ingredients as shown below
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Follow the instructions in the recipes in a jar project.
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 cups cake flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 cup poppy seeds
Combine all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Blend with a wire whisk.
Store the mix in an airtight container
Lemon Poppy-Seed Cake
3/4 cup butter
1/3 cup milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. lemon extract (not lemon juice)
Zest of 1 lemon
1 pkg. Lemon Poppy-Seed Cake Mix
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup lemon juice
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter an 8- to 9-cup Bundt pan.
In the large bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter.
Add the eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
Add the milk, extracts, and lemon zest.
The mixture will look curdled.
Add the Cake Mix, and continue to beat on medium speed for 3 to 4 minutes until mixture is smooth.
Pour the batter into greased pan and bake for 45 to 55 minutes.
Glaze: Combine sugar and lemon juice in a small saucepan over medium heat, and bring to boil for 3 minutes.
When cake is removed from oven, poke cake all over with a wooden skewer and brush glaze over cake.
Let the cake stand for 1 hour and remove from pan to cool on a wire rack.
Wrap the cake in plastic wrap. All done!