Gramp’s Kitchen – Poppy Seed Coffee Cake

Poppy Seed Coffee Cake

1 cup butter or margarine
1 ½ cups sugar
4 egg yolks
2 ½ cups sifted flour
1 teaspoon soda
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
3 tablespoons poppy seed
½ teaspoon almond extract
4 egg whites beaten stiff

In a large bowl, combine butter and sugar; cream well. Add egg yolks; mix well. Sift together dry ingredients and add alternately to creamed mixture with butter milk. Add poppy seed and almond extract. In a small bowl beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Fold into batter. Bake in greased and floured 12 cup bunt cake pan at 350 degrees for 60 minutes or until cake tests done. Top with lemon glaze or powdered sugar.

*Recipe from unknown source. Found in my Grandparents kitchen.

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