Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Difficulty: Easy

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Makes 1 x 8inch cake


  • Glaze


0/5 Instructions
  • Preheat oven to 180C. In a big bowl mix together, flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and poppy seeds. Make a hole in the centre.
  • In a separate bowl, mix egg, sour cream, lemon juice and lemon zest. Add to the dry ingredients and mix until incorporated.
  • Pour into a lightly greased and lined 8 inch cake pan and bake for 20 minutes. Cool down completely before glazing. Meanwhile make the glaze.
  • Whisk together icing sugar and lemon juice then slowly add the milk until desired consistency. Set aside in a warm place so it doesn't set.
  • When cake is completely cooled, pour glaze around and sprinkle with more poppy seeds or lemon zest or even candied lemons.


  1. If sour cream is unavailable, use natural yogurt

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