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Colonial Seed Cake

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Servings: 1
Categories: Cakes / Desserts

2  oz  (1 jar) poppy seeds
3/4  c  Milk
3/4  c  Soft butter (1 1/2 sticks)
3    Eggs
1 1/4  c  Sugar
1  t  Vanilla
2  ts  Baking powder
2  c  Sifted all-purpose flour
    10X sugar

1>. Combine poppy seeds and milk in a large bowl. Let stand at room temperature 3 to 4 hours. Let eggs and butter warm to room temperature for easy mixing. (Butter should be VERY soft) Grease and flour an 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2-inch pan. Preheat oven to 3500F. 2>. Add butter, eggs, sugar, vanilla, baking powder and flour to poppy seeds and milk. Beat at medium speed with electric mixer for 1 minute, scraping side of bowl. Pour into prepared pan. 3>. Bake in 3500F oven for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until center springs back when lightly pressed with a fingertip. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Loosen around edges; turn over to cool. Sprinkle with 10X (confectioner's) sugar. Serve plain or with whipped cream.

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