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Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4
Author Jessica Knott

Ingredients

  • Cake
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup full-fat yogurt
  • 1/2 cup + 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 6 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons grated lemon zest
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • [b]Topping/Garnish
  • [/b]1 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180C).
  • Beat eggs and sugar until creamy.
  • Add in olive oil, yogurt, lemon juice and grated zest, beat until blended.
  • Sift together flour and baking powder and gradually combine mixture with wet ingredients beating together until well combined.
  • Fold in poppy seeds.
  • Brush a cake pan with melted butter and pour the batter into it.
  • Bake for 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the cake comes out clean.