Lemon Poppy Seed Sheet Cake
Author: Nikki
This cake is so moist and delicious! The texture and flavor are incredible and this recipe will quickly become a new favorite!
  • 2 cups flour plus 2 Tablespoon flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup shortening
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1 Tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon Poppyseed
  • ½ cup butter
  • 6 Tablespoons milk
  • 3½ cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  1. In a large mixing bowl, measure flour and sugar. Set aside.
  2. In a medium sauce pan, combine butter, water, and shortening. Bring to a boil. After mixture reaches a boil, add it to the flour mixture and stir to combine.
  3. Add buttermilk, then baking soda, then eggs, then vanilla, and finally the lemon extract and Poppyseed in that order, mixing in-between each addition.
  4. Pour into a greased jelly roll pan and bake at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes.
  1. Bring combine butter and milk bring to a boil, stir in powdered sugar and lemon extract until smooth.
  2. After cake has cooked, remove from oven and poke holes in hot cake with a fork. Pour frosting evenly over the top.
Recipe by Chef in Training at https://www.chef-in-training.com/lemon-poppy-seed-sheet-cake/