Poppy Seed Orange Cake.

Hello everybody.

Today I feel I’m really back to my routine,cause baking a cake is a real satisfying pleasure to me I guess <3

I brought these poppy seeds from Limassol,really fresh, made this awesome cake with them,always a success. They do give the cake or even bread a nice nutty taste specially when combined with oranges.

Ingredients and method:

* 3 eggs.

* 1 cup sugar.

* 1/2 cup poppy seeds.

* 1/2 cup milk.

* 3/4 cup orange juice.

* 1/2 cup vegetable oil.

* 2 cups flour.

* lemon or orange rind.

* vanilla and 3 tsp baking powder.

* Orange syrup:

* 1 cup sugar.

* 2/3 cup orange juice.

* 1/3 cup water.


* beat eggs,vanilla,sugar till creamy.

* heat milk and add poppy seeds and leave 20 minutes.

* add oil,juice and milk mixture to eggs then add flour and baking powder.

* bake in a medium heated oven for 40-50 minutes or till done.


* mix all ingredients and leave to simmer till it’s sticky or a bit thick.

* pour over cake when cool.


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