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Orange-Poppy Seed Cake

Ambrosia to the eyes and the palate! This lovely glazed cake is a breeze to make.

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 10 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

Cake

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ yellow cake mix
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
1/2
cup water
1/2
cup orange juice
1/2
cup vegetable oil
3
eggs
2
tablespoons poppy seed

Orange Glaze

1
cup powdered sugar
1/4
teaspoon grated orange peel
1
to 2 tablespoons orange juice
Additional grated orange peel, if desired

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Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease and lightly flour 12-cup fluted tube cake pan, or spray with baking spray with flour.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cake mix, 1 tablespoon orange peel, water, 1/2 cup orange juice, oil and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in poppy seed. Pour into pan.
  • 3 Bake as directed on box for 12-cup fluted tube pan. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack or heatproof serving plate. Cool completely, about 2 hours.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar, 1/4 teaspoon orange peel and 1 tablespoon orange juice. Stir in additional orange juice, 1 teaspoon at a time, until glaze is smooth and consistency of thick syrup. Spread glaze over top of cake, allowing some to drizzle down sides. Garnish with additional orange peel. Store loosely covered.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
20g
20%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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