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Lemon-Poppy Seed Cake

Photo: Gooseberry Patch
Yield Serves 10 to 12
Lemon-Poppy Seed Cake is a light and fresh tasting dessert that you can make easily in your slow cooker. Wait until the edges of the cake are golden before you dig in.


  • 1 15.8-oz. lemon-poppy seed bread mix
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 8-oz. container sour cream
  • 1 1/4 cup water, divided
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice

How to Make It

  1. Combine bread mix, egg, sour cream and 1/2 cup water in a mixing bowl. Stir until well moistened; spread in a lightly greased slow cooker.

  2. Combine remaining water and other ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Pour boiling mixture over batter in slow cooker. Cover and cook on high setting for 2 to 2 1/2 hours, until edges are golden.

  3. Turn off slow cooker; let cake cool in slow cooker for about 30 minutes with lid ajar. When cool enough to handle, hold a large plate over top of slow cooker and invert to turn out cake.

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