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Poppy Seed Layer Cake

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Ingredients
  Poppy seeds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shortening 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
  Cake flour 3 Cup (48 tbs), sifted
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 4 , stiffly beaten
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 375F. Take two 8" layer pans and line them with wax papers.

MAKING
2) Into the milk, add in the poppy seeds. Let the mixture stand for about 1 hour.
3) In a bowl, cream the shortening and sugar to get a light and fluffy mixture.
4) Sieve together the baking powder along with the flour and salt.
5) Add in the sieved ingredients into the creamed mixture, alternating it with the poppy seed milk.
6) Gently fold in the egg whites, a little at a time.
7) Transfer the batter into the layer pans.
8) Bake for about 30 minutes.

SERVING
9) Let the pans cool down completely before unmoulding the Poppy Seed Layer cake.
10) Frost the Poppy Seed Layer Cream with Sour Cream Frosting.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Ingredient: 
Poppy Seed
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4456 Calories from Fat 1475

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 167 g256.2%

Saturated Fat 39.9 g199.7%

Trans Fat 18 g

Cholesterol 22.6 mg7.5%

Sodium 3419.4 mg142.5%

Total Carbohydrates 682 g227.4%

Dietary Fiber 53.3 g213.3%

Sugars 313.5 g

Protein 88 g176.4%

Vitamin A 4.6% Vitamin C 0.59%

Calcium 218.9% Iron 30.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Poppy Seed Layer Cake Recipe