Lemon Poppy Seed Cake | Eggless Cake Recipe | Perfect Summer Party Cake


Lemon poppy seed cake | Eggless Cake

This cake is a perfect treat for tea party or any occasion. it has tangy and refreshing taste perfect for a summer birthday. i made this cake for my birthday.

From a long time i wanted to bake a cake that is something new and refreshing for my birthday just to give me a special treat, thought of making something fruity tangy flavored cake so lemon poppy seed strike to my mind. it has a very refreshing and tangy taste.

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Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Ingredients for eggless cake
  • 2 cups of all purpose flour (maida)
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar 
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup yogurt (dahi)
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil or any oil
  • 3 tbsp poppy seed
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest (grated lemon peel)
Ingredients for Cream Cheese filling  
  • 1/2 cup whipped cream
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese
  • 1/2 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla or lemon essence
  • 4 tbsp sugar
Method Preparing Cake
  1. preheat oven at 365 f for 10 minute.
  2. prepare two 8 " cake pans by applying oil and dusting some flour, tap off extra flour. keep these pans aside.
  3. sieve 2 cups of all purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt.
  4. in another bowl add yogurt, sugar, oil, lemon juice, water and mix well.
  5. now add dry ingredients to wet and start mixing.
  6. add poppy seeds and lemon zest mix and make a lump free batter.
  7. Pour the batter in the prepared tins and bake for 35 to 40 minutes until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  8. when done take out from oven and let both cool completely.
  9. Once cooled cut them in half.
Method preparing filling between layers

  1. add cream cheese in a bowl, whip it till it is smooth. free of any lumps.
  2. add heavy whipping cream and beat until you see soft peaks.
  3. add powdered sugar and vanilla essence and beat until stiff peaks.
Assemble the cake

  1. take one of the cake layer and add cream cheese filling.
  2. spread it evenly on cake with spatula.
  3. put second layer and repeat until you reach the last layer.
  4. decorate the way you like for outer layer. I decorated with BUTTERCREAM

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