lime and orange poppy seed cake

One of my friends is a vegan and she loves poppy seed, so when I saw this recipe I thought I should bake it for her. This is adapted from allotment2kitchen’s Vegan Lemon and Orange Poppy seed Cake recipe.


lime and orange poppy seed cake
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Yields: 12
  • 1½ cups & 4 tablespoons (230g) plain flour
  • 12 tablespoons (150g) golden caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoons baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 8 oz (225ml) water
  • ½ cup (140ml) vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 3 teaspoons grated orange zest
  • 4½ oz (125ml) freshly pressed orange juice
  • 12 tablespoons (100g) poppy seeds
  1. Preheat oven to 355° F / 180 ° C
  2. Grease and flour a 10 inch / 26cm bundt pan.
  3. In a big bowl combine the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt.
  4. Add the wet ingredients and zest and mix until well combined.
  5. Then gently and evenly fold in the poppy seeds.
  6. Carefully pour the batter into the bundt pan and bake for 45 minutes.


I know the cake looks somewhat strange, but it truly tasted really great. I think this is the first vegan cake I made that I actually liked.




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