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Saturday, May 23, 2015

Amira's Lemon or Orange Poppyseed Cake OR Muffins





1 cup sugar or 1 ¼ for a sweeter version
Rind of 2 lemons or oranges
3 eggs
¾ cups canola oil
1 cup yogurt
4 tab lemon or orange juice
2 cups Self Raising flour
1/3 cup poppy seeds

Mix sugar and rind together with fork, add eggs and oil and mix again.  Stir through yogurt and juice.  Lastly add sifted flour and poppy seeds.  Stir through gently until just combined.  Bake in preheated oven at 170oC or (16oC fan forced) for approx 50 minutes or 25 mins for muffins

Icing

1 cup Pure Icing Sugar
1 teas margarine or unsalted butter
Juice of approx ½ lemon or ½ orange
Poppy seeds or shaving of orange or lemon for sprinkling

Pour boiling water in sink.  Place small bowl on water to allow the bowl to heat up.  In the bowl add sifted icing sugar, add margarine, squashing it against the side of bowl to soften and stir through.  Slowly add juice as needed to form a soft spreadable consistency.  Pour icing over cooled cake and sprinkle lightly with extra poppy seeds or shavings of orange or lemon.

Yummy Yum.

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