Poppy seed marble cake

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Julie Myers

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Difficulty

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

Ingredients

Servings:-10+
80 g poppy seeds (ground)
110 ml vegetable oil (divided)
1½ tsp vanilla sugar
eggs
oranges (zest and juice, divided)
230 g Greek yogurt
200 g flour
200 g sugar
½ tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
80 g powdered sugar
vegetable oil for greasing
decorative flowers for garnish
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • oven
  • fine grater
  • loaf pan
  • parchment paper
  • small mixing bowl
  • whisk
  • large mixing bowl
  • cooling rack
  • rubber spatula

Nutrition per serving

Cal
432
Protein
16 g
Fat
18 g
Carb
61 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.
    • 80 g poppy seeds (ground)
    • 30 ml vegetable oil
    • 1½ tsp vanilla sugar
    • oranges
    • vegetable oil for greasing
    • oven
    • fine grater
    • loaf pan
    • parchment paper
    • small mixing bowl

    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
    • 50 ml orange juice
    • 230 g Greek yogurt
    • whisk
    • small mixing bowl

    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.
    • 200 g flour
    • 200 g sugar
    • ½ tsp salt
    • 2 tsp baking powder
    • 80 ml vegetable oil
    • whisk
    • large mixing bowl

    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.
    • oven
    • cooling rack
    • rubber spatula

    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.
    • 1 tbsp orange juice
    • 80 g powdered sugar
    • small mixing bowl

    Combine orange juice with powdered sugar to create a glaze.

  • Step 6/6

    Drizzle glaze over cooled cake and decorate as desired! Enjoy!
    • decorative flowers for garnish

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