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Lemon Poppy Seed Bundt Cake
A tangy sweet lemon poppy seed bundt cake that is sure to brighten your day!
Author: Jackie
  • 1 cup butter , softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 and 1/2 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 cup poppy seeds
  • Icing:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon peel
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Generously spray a 10-12 cup bundt pan with non stick cooking spray.
  2. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt into a bowl and set aside.
  3. In the bowl of your electric mixer, beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy, around 4 minutes on medium high speed.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, throughly mixing before adding the next egg.
  5. Beat in lemon juice and vanilla extract.
  6. Alternately add flour and buttermilk (about 3 times each) mixing until just combined.
  7. Stir in lemon peel and poppy seeds.
  8. Pour batter into prepared bundt pan and place in preheated oven.
  9. Bake for 60-70 minutes or until a knife is inserted and comes out clean.
  10. When cake is done, allow to cool for 10 minutes then flip the pan over to remove the cake and allow to cool completely.
  11. To icing combine the powdered sugar and lemon juice until smooth. Stir in lemon peel.
  12. Pour over cake and serve.