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                             COLONIAL SEED CAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes                            Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       oz           (1 jar) poppy seeds
      3/4   c            Milk
      3/4   c            Soft butter (1 1/2 sticks)
    3                    Eggs
    1 1/4   c            Sugar
    1       t            Vanilla
    2       ts           Baking powder
    2       c            Sifted all-purpose flour
                         10X sugar
 
   1>. Combine poppy seeds and milk in a large bowl. Let
   stand at room temperature 3 to 4 hours. Let eggs and
   butter warm to room temperature for easy mixing.
   (Butter should be VERY soft) Grease and flour an 8 1/2
   x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2-inch pan. Preheat oven to 3500F. 2>.
   Add butter, eggs, sugar, vanilla, baking powder and
   flour to poppy seeds and milk. Beat at medium speed
   with electric mixer for 1 minute, scraping side of
   bowl. Pour into prepared pan. 3>. Bake in 3500F oven
   for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until center springs back
   when lightly pressed with a fingertip. Cool in pan on
   a wire rack for 5 minutes. Loosen around edges; turn
   over to cool. Sprinkle with 10X (confectioner’s)
   sugar. Serve plain or with whipped cream.
  
 
 
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