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Orange Poppy-Seed Cake

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Ingredients
For the wet ingredients
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), granulated
  Eggs 4 Large
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Orange rind 2 Medium, grated
  Orange juice 2 Medium, squeezed (approx. 1/2 cup of juice from 2 oranges)
For the dry ingredients
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Poppy seeds 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Icing sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (for dusting the cake)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Grease and flour a 10 inch bundt pan. Keep aside.

MAKING
3. In an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
4. Add in the eggs and beat well. Scrape the sides of the bowl for any mixture using a spatula and beat the mixture for a few seconds.
5. Add in the vanilla extract, orange rind and orange juice. Beat the mixture well.
6. Combine the dry ingredients into the electric mixer and mix the batter well.
7. Take the greased bun pan and pour this batter into it, smooth out the surface using a spatula. Bake this bun pan in the preheated oven at 350 degrees for about an hour or until done.
8. Once done, remove the pan from the oven and let the cake cool in the pan for 15 minutes before sliding it out from the pan.

SERVING
9. Once cooled, dust the orange poppy-seed cake with icing sugar and serve with tea or coffee for breakfast.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Orange
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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