Orange-Poppy seed Cake

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup -Self-raising flour
  • 1.5 cup- white sugar
  • 1 whole orange
  • 1/2 cup- milk
  • 1/2 cup- oil
  • 20 gms- grey poppy seeds

How to Make Orange-Poppy seed Cake

  • Preheat the oven to 180-200 degrees. Mix sugar and self-raising flour well.
  • Cut the whole orange with skin and make a coarse paste of it.
  • Add the orange paste to the dry flour. Add oil. Mix well.
  • Slowly, add some milk. Mix well. Check for consistency. If too thick, add some more milk. The cake mix should be of thick dough consistency. Fold in the poppy seeds.
  • Line the cake tin. Pour the mixture into the tin and bake for 45 mins to an hour. Each oven has its own baking time, so read the oven instructions.
  • Insert a fork to check if the cake is done. The fork should come out clean.
  • Once done remove the cake from tin and allow to cool on the wire rack. Ice the cake with either an orange / lemon icing if you like.