Lemon Poppy Seed Bundt Cake

Lemon poppy seed cake sliced on a wooden stand.

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An ice cream like lemon cake. So moist and full of lemon flavor!




  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup full-fat yogurt
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoons grated lemon zest
  • 2 and 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 5 teaspoons poppy seeds

For topping:

  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest


  1. Preheat oven to 350F/ 180C.
  2. Beat eggs and sugar very well until creamy.
  3. Add in yogurt, olive oil, vanilla extract, lemon juice and grated zest, beat until blended.
  4. Sift together flour, baking powder and gradually combine these with wet ingredients beating together until well combined.
  5. Fold in poppy seeds.
  6. Butter a cake pan really well and pour the batter into it.
  7. Bake for 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the cake comes out clean.

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