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Chocolate Glazed Citrus Poppy Seed Cake Recipe

Chocolate Glazed Citrus Poppy Seed Cake
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Nutrition Information

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  Amount Per Serving %DV *
Calories 0 -
Calories from Fat 0 -
Total Fat 0g 0% DV
Saturated Fat 0g 0% DV
Trans Fat 0g -
Cholesterol 0mg 0% DV
Sodium 0mg 0% DV
Total Carbohydrates 0g 0% DV
Dietary Fiber 0g 0% DV
Sugars 0g -
Protein 0g -
Vitamin A - 0% DV
Vitamin C - 0% DV
Calcium - 0% DV
Iron - 0% DV

*Percent Daily Values (% DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1 package (about 18 oz.) lemon cake mix
  • 1/3 cup poppy seed
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup plain lowfat yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon peel
  • CHOCOLATE CITRUS GLAZE (recipe follows)


1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 12-cup fluted tube pan or 10-inch tube pan.

2. Combine cake mix, poppy seed, milk, eggs, yogurt and lemon peel in large bowl; beat until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.

3. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 20 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely.

4. Prepare CHOCOLATE CITRUS GLAZE; spoon over cake, allowing glaze to run down sides. 12 servings.


2 tablespoons butter or margarine



2 tablespoons water

1 tablespoon orange-flavored liqueur (optional)

1/2 teaspoon orange extract

1-1/4 to 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar

Melt butter in small saucepan over medium heat. With whisk, stir in cocoa and water until mixture thickens slightly. Remove from heat; stir in liqueur, if desired, orange extract and 1-1/4 cups powdered sugar. Whisk until smooth. If glaze is too thin, whisk in remaining 1/4 cup powdered sugar. Use immediately.

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