Saturday, 15 March 2008

Little Lemon & Poppy Seed Cakes

These cute little cakes may only be bite sized but they're packed with tangy lemon flavour. being quick & easy to make is an extra bonus :-)

Preparation Time 10 minutes

Cooking Time 12 minutes

Makes 12

2 cups (250g) self raising flour
1 cup (200g) sugar
2 tbs poppy seeds
2 tbs finely grated lemon rind
2 tbl spoons lemon juice
1 cup (250ml) milk
1/3 cup (80ml) vegetable oil
1 egg


Preheat oven to 180°C. Line 12 x 100ml capacity muffin pan with paper cases.
Sift flour into a large bowl. Add sugar, poppy seeds and rind and mix well.
Whisk milk, juice, oil and egg together in a small jug. Pour into flour mixture and gently mix until just combined.
Spoon mixture evenly into paper cases and bake for about 12 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cool on wire rack.


ruthEbabes said...

I love little bite sized cakes, these look "Dell"icious, loving them

Peter M said...

Lemon & poppyseed are one of my favourite falvourings for cupcakes and muffins.

Maria said...

Dell these are so cute. I bet they are delicious!


Happy cook said...

Yumm i can taste the lemon in it justby looking to those cuties

Kevin said...

I have been meaning to try the lemon and poppy seed combo for a while now.

Donna said...

Lordy Girl! Anything with lemon and poppy seeds is wonderful!! Have a wonderful day!hughugs

Robin said...

So cute! They look delicious :-)

Jeena said...

These look tasty little cakes lemon and poppy seed sounds delicious, great picture Dell they look really tempting. :-D

Jerri said...

oh, these look yummy!!

Cooking and the City said...

Ruth thank you, :-)

Peter, as always thanks for your kind words :-)

Cooking and the City said...

Thanks Maria, they were delicious ;)

Happy Cook thank you, yes I thought they were cute too :-)

Thanks Kevin, hope you try lemon & poppy seed soon :-)

Thank you Donna, hugs back :-)

Rosie said...

Lemon & poppyseed what a great combo and I bet they tasted wonderful!! Another great bake :)

Rosie x

Cooking and the City said...

Thanks Robin, I really appreciate your lovely comments :-)

Jeena, as always thank you :-)

Cooking and the City said...

Jerri, thank you & lovely to see you here :-)

Rosie, thanks sweetie, hope your better :-)

Swati: Sugarcraft India said...

Hey, I am really late to comment here
but just could not resist seeing such delicious cupcakes.. They look too good!!

Jerri said...

i love your little cakes!

Cooking and the City said...

Sugarcraft India, thank you I appreciate it :-)

thanks so much Jerri :-)

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