Poppyseed cake that's brimming with orangey goodness and topped with a creamy frosting? Yes, please! This moist cake is easy-to-make, is perfectly decadent (but can still be enjoyed for breakfast), and has lovely citrusy notes in each bite. Enjoy with some vanilla rooibos tea.

Orange Poppy Seed Cake [Vegan]

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Calories

261

Serves

10

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Ingredients

For the Cake:

  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • 1/4 cup vegan butter
  • 1/2 cup fine sugar
  • 1 cup soy milk
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1/4 cup poppy seeds
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 3 tablespoons vegan cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon vegan butter
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
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Preparation

  1. Combine the melted vegan spread and sugar in a bowl and mix. Add the rest of the ingredients (the poppy seeds and orange zest go in last) and combine but don’t over mix. Bake for 30-40 minutes on 356°F.
  2. Allow to cool completely before frosting.
  3. For the frosting, just mix all of the ingredients together.
  4. Top the cake with frosting and serve.
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Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 261| Carbs: 41g | Fat: 9g | Protein: 5g | Sodium: 85mg | Sugar: 6g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.