Ukrainian Poppy Seed Cake

Category : Desserts

Author : Olga Drozd

Hits : 2422

Rating :

(3.23)

Date : 19/06/2003

Ingredients:

Ukrainian POPPY SEED CAKE:

A popular modern version of an old-time poppy seed torte. Soak the poppy seeds overnight. This is a fine-textured and light cake.

3/4 cup poppy seed
3/4 cup milk
3/4 cup butter
1 1/4 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups sifted cake and pastry flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 egg whites

Instructions:

Pour boiling water over the poppy seed and drain well over a fine sieve.

Cover poppy seed with 3/4 cup of milk and soak overnight.

Cream the butter; add the sugar gradually and beat until light. Stir in the vanilla and poppy seed DO NOT drain seeds from the milk; beat well. Sift the flour with the dry ingredients 3 times. Add the flour gradually to the first mixture, stirring until well blended. Beat the egg whites until stiff and fold into the batter. Spoon into a greased 9 inch deep cake pan. Bake in a moderate over 350 degrees F. for about 30 minutes, or until done when tested. Remove from the pan and place on a cake rack. Ice with a favorite chocolate icing.



Desserts RECIPES
Write a Comment
 
 
 

tip of the day

Selecting Pineapple

Plucking leaves from the top of the pineapple does not indicate ripeness. It may indicate the leaves are old, but says nothing about the ripeness of (...)

Read More

Tip/Trivia of the Day  Archive

Featured Recipe

Turkey And Cranberry Sandwich

Category:Sandwiches
Hits:35596

Rating:

(2.93)