Saturday, September 7, 2013

Poppy Seed Cake -- Not from Scratch

My mother is the one who knows how to bake a real poppy seed cake from scratch. But I can do a nice impersonation, using off the shelf ingredients.

I take a regular pound cake mix and follow all the directions on the box, except that I also throw in a can of poppy seed filling. After I am done mixing everything, this is what the batter looks like.

Once the cake is in the oven, Bow gets to lick the bowl:

When the cake is ready, it looks a little like this,

It is hard to say what Bow enjoys better, eating the cake or licking the bowl!