Poppy seed marble cake

Poppy seed marble cake

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"Most marble cakes use vanilla and chocolate batters, but we wanted to make something lighter and opted to use a fun poppy swirl in our marble cake."

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
45
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
16 g
poppy seeds
22 ml
vegetable oil
tsp
vanilla sugar
eggs
oranges
46 g
full-fat Greek yogurt
40 g
flour
40 g
sugar
tsp
salt
tsp
baking powder
16 g
confectioner’s sugar
vegetable oil (for greasing)
decorating flower (for garnish)
MetricImperial

Utensils

oven, loaf pan, parchment paper, fine grater, 3 bowls (small), whisk, bowl (large), rubber spatula, wire rack

How-To Videos

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Nutrition per serving

Cal432
Protein16 g
Fat18 g
Carb61 g
  • Step 1/6

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Grease a loaf pan with oil. If needed, line with parchment paper. Combine poppy seeds, vanilla sugar, and some of the vegetable oil. Zest and juice oranges, then set aside.
    • 16 g poppy seeds
    • 6 ml vegetable oil
    • tsp vanilla sugar
    • oranges
    • vegetable oil (for greasing)
    • oven
    • loaf pan
    • parchment paper
    • fine grater
    • bowl (small)

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Grease a loaf pan with oil. If needed, line with parchment paper. Combine poppy seeds, vanilla sugar, and some of the vegetable oil. Zest and juice oranges, then set aside.

  • Step 2/6

    Mix together eggs, some of the orange juice, and yogurt.
    • eggs
    • 10 ml oranges
    • 46 g full-fat Greek yogurt
    • whisk
    • bowl (small)

    Mix together eggs, some of the orange juice, and yogurt.

  • Step 3/6

    Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, orange zest, and salt in a mixing bowl. Add wet ingredients to dry and mix to combine. Stir in remaining oil.
    • 40 g flour
    • 40 g sugar
    • tsp salt
    • tsp baking powder
    • 16 ml vegetable oil
    • bowl (large)

    Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, orange zest, and salt in a mixing bowl. Add wet ingredients to dry and mix to combine. Stir in remaining oil.

  • Step 4/6

    Transfer half of the batter into prepared pan, then add the ground poppy seed filling. Top with remaining batter, then use a fork a knife to swirl poppy seeds through the batter to create a marble effect. Bake in preheated oven at 180°C/350°F for approx. 45 – 60 min., or until a toothpick comes out clean or with a few moist crumbs. Cool for approx. 15 min., then turn out of pan and cool completely on a wire rack.
    • rubber spatula
    • wire rack

    Transfer half of the batter into prepared pan, then add the ground poppy seed filling. Top with remaining batter, then use a fork a knife to swirl poppy seeds through the batter to create a marble effect. Bake in preheated oven at 180°C/350°F for approx. 45 – 60 min., or until a toothpick comes out clean or with a few moist crumbs. Cool for approx. 15 min., then turn out of pan and cool completely on a wire rack.

  • Step 5/6

    Combine orange juice with powdered sugar to create a glaze.
    • ¼ tbsp orange
    • 16 g confectioner’s sugar
    • bowl (small)

    Combine orange juice with powdered sugar to create a glaze.

  • Step 6/6

    Drizzle glaze over cooled cake and decorate as desired! Enjoy!
    • decorating flower (for garnish)

    Drizzle glaze over cooled cake and decorate as desired! Enjoy!

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