Poppy Seed Cake

(from Lucianolinda’s recipe box)

Source: Arkansas Democrat Gazette- Kelly Brant

Categories: Cake


  • 1 box yellow butter cake mix
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 water
  • 4 eggs
  • 8 oz. sour cream
  • 2 to 3 Tbsp. poppy seeds
  • confectioners' sugar for dusting


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a Bundt pan.
  2. Combine all ingredients and mix well. Pour batter into the prepared pan. Bake 33 to 43 minutes or until a tester inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool until just warm, then invert onto a serving platter.
  3. Once completely cool, dust with confectioners’ sugar, or drizzle with lemon-flavored icing.

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