Orange-Poppy Seed Cake

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 3 hr 10 min total time
  • 11 ingredients
  • 16 servings

Ingredients

Cake

1
box yellow cake mix
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
1/2
cup water
1/2
cup orange juice
1/2
cup vegetable oil
3
eggs
2
tablespoons poppy seed

Orange Glaze

1
cup powdered sugar
1/4
teaspoon grated orange peel
1
to 2 tablespoons orange juice
Additional grated orange peel, if desired

Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease and lightly flour 12-cup fluted tube cake pan, or spray with baking spray with flour.
  2. 2 In large bowl, beat cake mix, 1 tablespoon orange peel, water, 1/2 cup orange juice, oil and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in poppy seed. Pour into pan.
  3. 3 Bake as directed on box for 12-cup fluted tube pan. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack or heatproof serving plate. Cool completely, about 2 hours.
  4. 4 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar, 1/4 teaspoon orange peel and 1 tablespoon orange juice. Stir in additional orange juice, 1 teaspoon at a time, until glaze is smooth and consistency of thick syrup. Spread glaze over top of cake, allowing some to drizzle down sides. Garnish with additional orange peel. Store loosely covered.

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