Chris's Need for Poppy Cured

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Mike N.
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Chris's Need for Poppy Cured

heard the godfather loved lemon poppy seed so i dug this recipe out of an old cookbook.  

1 2/3 cup all purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

3/4 cup sugar

2 teaspoons of poppy seeds ( i think chris would probably use more)

1 large egg, lightly beaten

3/4 cup  milk

3 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice

3 tablespoons of butter, melted

1 teaspoon grated lemon rind

1/3 cup frozen lemonade concentrate - thawed and undiluted

1 tablespoon powdered sugar


1.  prehead oven to 375.  combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl; make a well in center of mixture.  Combine egg and next 4 ingredients; add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened.  Spoon batter into a greased and floured 8" - square pan.

2.  bake at 375 for 23-25 min or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.  cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes.

3.  meanwhile, combine lemonade concentrate and powdered sugar.  spoon over warm cake.


Lemon-poppy seed loaves:   spoon batter into three 3 1/2" x 6" disposable aluminum loaf pans coated with cooking spray.  Bake at 375 for 20-22 min or until toothpick comes clean from center.  cool in pans on a wire rack for 5 min. Proceed with step .  makes 3 loaves.  

Lemon-poppy seed mini-muffins:  spoon batter into muffin pans, filling 2/3 full. bake 18 minutes.  Proceed with step 3.  makes 12 muffins.