Magic Disappearing Lemon Poppyseed Cake

Magic Disappearing Lemon Poppyseed Cake

A lemony bread that smells of coconut oil and buttermilk that disappears in minutes.



  1. 1 Cup coconut oil
  2. 2 Cups sugar
  3. 4 eggs
  4. 6 - 8 lemon zest
  5. 3 Cups All purpose flour
  6. 1/2 Teaspoon baking powder
  7. 1/2 Teaspoon baking soda
  8. 1 Teaspoon salt
  9. 2 Tablespoons poppyseeds
  10. 1/4 Cup lemon juice
  11. 3/4 Cup buttermilk
  12. 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  13. 1/2 Cup lemon juice
  14. 2 Tablespoons sugar


90 mins
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    Preheat oven to 350F.

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    Combine coconut oil and sugar in a large bowl (bowl 1). Add eggs one at a time and mix in lemon zest.

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    In separate bowl (bowl 2), combine AP flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and poppyseeds.

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    In third bowl (bowl 3), combine 1/4 C lemon juice, buttermilk, and vanilla extract.

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    Add part of flour mixture (bowl 2) to coconut oil mixture (bowl 1) and mix. Add part of buttermilk mixture (bowl 3) to bowl 1, and alternate adding bowls 2 and 3, ending with bowl 2 to mix all ingredients together.

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    Bake in appropriate sized pans (9x5 bread pans work, as do pie tins or muffin tins). 45min-1hr for larger pans, ~25-35 minutes for muffins until tested done. Let cool.

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    In a separate bowl, mix 1/2 C lemon juice and 2 Tbs sugar to make a syrup. Pour the syrup over the cooled cakes and serve.

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