Lemon and Poppy Seed Cake Recipe

Lemon and Poppy Seed Cake

Making time:45mins



Light, moist and perfectly fluffy, this delightful Lemon and Poppy Seed cake will transport you to cake heaven with just a single bite!



  • Betty Crocker Sunny Lemon Cake Mix
  • 2 medium free range eggs
  • 80ml water (5½ tbsp)
  • 40ml vegetable oil (3 tbsp)
  • 15g poppy seeds


  • Vanilla Buttercream Style Icing
  • 10ml (2 tsp) water (for the glaze)


  • Grated zest of one lemon


  • Well-greased 1lb loaf tin - fluted or regular
  • Mixing bowl
  • Electric mixer / wooden spoon
  • Microwaveable bowl
  • Cooling rack



your oven to 160°C (140°C for fan assisted ovens) / Gas Mark 3.


the eggs, oil, water, poppy seeds and cake mix gently together and whisk (by hand or electric mixer) for 2-3 minutes until smooth and creamy.


the mixture evenly into your greased loaf tin.


in the centre of the oven for 35-40 minutes or until a rounded knife inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean, then cool on a cooling rack.


the glaze mix and water together until blended. Drizzle over the cake with flair and finish with a sprinkle of lemon zest. Then say hello to happiness – your sunny lemon cake is ready to eat…

Simply divine!

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