Poppy seed marble cake

Poppy seed marble cake

18 ratings

Holly, student


„Sunday brunch just got a lot better with the addition of this cake! I also love to gift it for special occasions or as a thank you to friends and family.“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
45
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-10+
80 g
poppy seeds (ground)
110 ml
vegetable oil (divided)
1 package
vanilla sugar
3
eggs
2
oranges (zest and juice, divided)
230 g
Greek yogurt
200 g
flour
200 g
sugar
½ tsp
salt
2 tsp
baking powder
80 g
powdered sugar
vegetable oil for greasing
decorative flowers for garnish
Metric
Imperial
  • 80 g poppy seeds (ground)
  • 110 ml vegetable oil (divided)
  • 1 package vanilla sugar
  • 3  eggs
  • 2  oranges (zest and juice, divided)
  • 230 g Greek yogurt
  • 200 g flour
  • 200 g sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 80 g powdered sugar
  • vegetable oil for greasing
  • decorative flowers for garnish

Utensils

  • loaf pan (11 x 29 cm/4.5 x 12 in.)
  • oven
  • 2 small mixing bowls
  • cooling rack
  • fine grater
  • whisk
  • rubber spatula
  • large mixing bowl
  • parchment paper (optional)

Enjoy with

Latte macchiato
For a relaxing afternoon, try a slice of this cake paired with coffee. Our favorite combination is with a latte macchiato!

Nutrition per serving

Cal
432
Protein
16g
Fat
18g
Carb
61g

Step 1/6

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Grease a loaf pan with oil. If needed, line with parchment paper. Combine poppy seeds, vanilla sugar, and some of the vegetable oil. Zest and juice oranges, then set aside.
  • 80 poppy seeds (ground)
  • 30 ml vegetable oil
  • 1 package vanilla sugar
  • 2 oranges
  • vegetable oil for greasing
  • oven
  • fine grater
  • loaf pan
  • parchment paper
  • small mixing bowl

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Grease a loaf pan with oil. If needed, line with parchment paper. Combine poppy seeds, vanilla sugar, and some of the vegetable oil. Zest and juice oranges, then set aside.

Step 2/6

Mix together eggs, some of the orange juice, and yogurt.
  • 3 eggs
  • 50 ml orange juice
  • 230 Greek yogurt
  • whisk
  • small mixing bowl

Mix together eggs, some of the orange juice, and yogurt.

Step 3/6

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, orange zest, and salt in a mixing bowl. Add wet ingredients to dry and mix to combine. Stir in remaining oil.
  • 200 flour
  • 200 sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 80 ml vegetable oil
  • whisk
  • large mixing bowl

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, orange zest, and salt in a mixing bowl. Add wet ingredients to dry and mix to combine. Stir in remaining oil.

Step 4/6

Transfer half of the batter into prepared pan, then add the ground poppy seed filling. Top with remaining batter, then use a fork a knife to swirl poppy seeds through the batter to create a marble effect. Bake in preheated oven at 180°C/350°F for approx. 45 – 60 min., or until a toothpick comes out clean or with a few moist crumbs. Cool for approx. 15 min., then turn out of pan and cool completely on a wire rack.
  • oven
  • cooling rack
  • rubber spatula

Transfer half of the batter into prepared pan, then add the ground poppy seed filling. Top with remaining batter, then use a fork a knife to swirl poppy seeds through the batter to create a marble effect. Bake in preheated oven at 180°C/350°F for approx. 45 – 60 min., or until a toothpick comes out clean or with a few moist crumbs. Cool for approx. 15 min., then turn out of pan and cool completely on a wire rack.

Step 5/6

Combine orange juice with powdered sugar to create a glaze.
  • 1 tbsp orange juice
  • 80 powdered sugar
  • small mixing bowl

Combine orange juice with powdered sugar to create a glaze.

Step 6/6

Drizzle glaze over cooled cake and decorate as desired! Enjoy!
  • decorative flowers for garnish

Drizzle glaze over cooled cake and decorate as desired! Enjoy!