Mum’s Lemon Poppy Seed cake

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Mum’s Lemon Poppy Seed cake

with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Easy
HD Lessons: 5
Decorating time: 3 hours
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Highlights of our Mum’s lemon poppy seed cake course

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1. Mixing the ingredients

Preheat your oven to 150C.


This is a delicious cake to add to your recipe book so watch how Paul brings the ingredients together, with his usual run of commentary offering extra tips along the way. He then scoops the mix into an 8” tin before placing in the oven.


NOTE: The bake takes 1hr and 45mins

Paul tested his cake at 1hr, which is why his sunk a little.

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2. Making the luscious lemon topping

Making this luxury topping requires icing sugar, lemons, vanilla extract, Philadelphia cheese and Paul’s secret ingredient! All will be revealed.


NOTE: Paul realises that his original guess of icing sugar needed to be doubled, which is reflected in the ingredient list.

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3. Other ideas

Paul shares with you some other ideas you can incorporate with this lovely cake

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4. Pro lesson

Everything a professional needs to know about a design like this

Learn how to make a tasty lemon and poppy seed cake...

Learn how to make a lemon poppy seed cake with Paul Bradford using his mum's secret recipe. A beautiful tasting cake to add to your recipe book, this is a great tutorial to learn for any budding bakers!

In the following cake tutorial you will learn how to:

  • Bake with lemon and rind juice
  • Line and correctly fill baking tins
  • Test a bake
  • Make luxury lemon topping
  • and much, much more

Read why lemon cake is the nation's favourite!

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Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford´s mission is to ‘Empower people to achieve their cake decorating dreams’ by providing a range of cake decorating courses and online tutorials through their website, which currently teaches 195,000+ students.