Mini Lemon and Poppy Seed Cakes

Globe Scoffers


These lemon and poppy seed cakes are deliciously light, simple to make and very moreish!


  • 200 g caster sugar
  • 200 g margarine/unsalted butter
  • 4 eggs beaten
  • 200 g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 lemon zest
  • 1 tsp lemon extract
  • poppy seeds enough to cover the mixture
  • 4 unwaxed lemons zest and juice
  • 200 g unrefined caster sugar
  • 100 g unsalted butter cut in to cubes
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk


  1. Put the lemon zest, lemon juice, sugar and the butter into a heatproof bowl. Sit the bowl over a pan of gently simmering water, making...
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Mini Lemon and Poppy Seed Cakes

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12 cakes
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