Poppy seed yoghurt cake

Poppy seed yoghurt cake


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About this recipe: Just a simple and delicious cake, chock-a-block with poppy seeds. The yoghurt ensures the cake is wonderfully moist.

Lucy Devon, England, UK

Serves: 10 

  • 250g plain flour
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 tablespoons poppy seeds
  • 250g natural yoghurt
  • 4 tablespoons melted butter
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a 2 lb loaf tin, and line with baking parchment.
  2. Combine the flour, sugar, bicarb and poppy seeds in a mixing bowl. In a separate bowl, combine the yoghurt, butter, oil, eggs and vanilla. Tip the wet mixture into the dry mixture, and gently combine until just moistened. Spoon into the prepared loaf tin.
  3. Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Cool before slicing.

More ideas

To give a lemon flavour to the cake, add 1 dessertspoon of lemon zest to the dry ingredients. You can also top the cake with a lemon or orange drizzle by combining icing sugar with lemon or orange juice till your desired consistency is reached.

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