By veganmilitarywife

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Lemon Poppy Seed Cake (Whole Grain, Plant-Based,Vegan, and Oil Free)

Categories : Breakfast , Dessert , Snack
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Lemon Poppyseed Cake

Course Dessert, Snack
Keyword cake, lemon, poppy seed
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

For the Cake:

  • 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons poppy seeds
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • juice from 2 lemons
  • 1/2 cup non-dairy milk
  • 1 cup date syrup
  • 1 tablespoon milled flax seed mixed with 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract

For the Glaze:

  • 1/2 cup date syrup
  • zest of 1 lemon

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Whisk together all dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Whisk together all wet ingredients in a medium bowl.
  • Pour wet mixture into dry mixture and fold until just blended.
  • Pour into parchment lined loaf pan or 9x9 baking dish.
  • Bake 30-40 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • While cake is still hot, pour date syrup mixed with lemon zest over the top and spread evenly.
  • Let cool at least 15 minutes before serving.