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Poppy Seed Bundt Cake

There are 3 flavors packed inside this easy Poppy Seed Bundt Cake. Eggs, milk and oil keep this homemade cake ultra moist. Don't forget the glaze!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword bundt cake recipe, easy bundt cake, glaze for cake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 302kcal


For the cake:

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 1/8 cup canola oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons butter flavoring
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 2 tablespoons poppy seeds

For the glaze:

  • 1/2 teaspoon butter flavoring
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice


Make the cake:

  • Preheat the oven to 350ยบ Fahrenheit. Grease a 12 cup bundt cake pan with shortening, then dust with flour.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt.
  • Add the eggs, milk, oil and extracts. Use a hand mixer to mix ingredients until well combined, scraping the sides of the bowl as needed.
  • Fold in the poppy seeds.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared bundt cake pan.
  • Bake for 55-60 minutes or until the cake tests done.
  • Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 5 minutes, then turn it over onto a plate.

Make the glaze:

  • Whisk the glaze ingredients together in a small bowl.
  • Drizzle the glaze over the cake while the cake is still hot.
  • Allow the cake to cool to room temperature.
  • Store the cake at room temperature in an airtight container.


The calories shown are based on the cake being cut into 15 pieces, with 1 serving being 1 slice of cake. Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the calories shown are just an estimate. **We are not dietitians and recommend you seek a nutritionist for exact nutritional information.**


Calories: 302kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 260mg | Potassium: 127mg | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 1.6mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 1.5mg