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Glazed Lemon Poppy Seed Coffee Cake

Glazed Lemon Poppy Seed Coffee Cake

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Glazed Lemon Poppy Seed Coffee Cake

Serves: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 45-55 minutes

This classic lemon poppy seed coffee cake recipe is perfect to break out for brunch or hosting coffee. Fresh lemon juice makes all the difference here. It produces a light, fresh taste that's not too overpowering. When making the glaze, add additional milk a little at a time, if necessary, to reach desired consistency.

Ingredients

  • Coffee Cake Ingredients:
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 1 c. unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1¼ c. granulated sugar, divided
  • 1 t. real vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/3 c. fresh-squeezed lemon juice (about 2 lemons)
  • ¾ c. sour cream
  • 4 c. flour
  • 1¼ t. baking soda
  • 1¼ t. baking powder
  • 2 T. poppy seeds
  • 1 T. lemon zest
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • Lemon Glaze Ingredients:
  • 1 c. powdered sugar
  • 1/8 c. whole milk
  • 1 T. fresh lemon juice

Instructions

1

Place top oven rack in the center position and pre-heat oven to 350°F. Prepare a standard-sized Bundt pan by spraying with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.

2

Cream the butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl. Add the vanilla, eggs, lemon juice, and sour cream and mix until smooth.

3

Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, poppy seeds, and lemon zest in a separate bowl. Add dry ingredients slowly to the wet ingredients and mix until smooth.

4

Transfer the cake batter into the prepared Bundt pan. Place in the pre-heated oven for 45-50 minutes or until golden brown on top and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

5

While the cake is baking, prepare the lemon glaze by blending the ingredients in a medium bowl until smooth. Set aside.

6

Remove from oven and place hot pan on a wire rack to cool for 30-40 minutes. To serve, remove cake from pan and slice. Drizzle with some lemon glaze right before serving. Enjoy!

Glazed Lemon Poppy Seed Coffee Cake
Glazed Lemon Poppy Seed Coffee Cake

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