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Recipe for Almond Poppy Cake

Recipe Ingredients:
cups flour
cups sugar
1/2  tsp salt
tsp baking powder
1 1/2  cups softened butter
1/2  cup sour cream
eggs
1/3  cup amaretto
1/3  cup Poppy Seeds

Cooking Directions:
1.  Preheat oven to 350.

2.  Grease and flour 2 loaf pans. In a large bowl, with an electric mixer, blend flour, sugar, salt and baking powder on low until all ingredients are well mixed. Add butter, sour cream, and 3 eggs. Mix on medium until dry ingredients are moistened and beat on high 2 minutes then scrape bowl. Add remaining 3 eggs, one at a time, alternating with amaretto. Beat well after each addition. Blend in poppy seeds on low speed.

3.  Pour batter into prepared pan and bake 50-60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes and invert cake onto a rack to cool.

4.  When cake has cooled completely, lightly dust top with confectioners' sugar.

    Poppy Seeds Poppy Seeds
These blue, beautiful poppy seeds are bursting with bold, nutty flavor and have dozens of popular applications. Poppy seeds add both flavor and texture to breads, cookies, muffins, cakes and other baked goods, and are often added to hamburger and hot dog buns to give them a little crunch. Try adding a few pinches to all your favorites from pancake batter to salad dressing.

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