Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 3 cups flour

  2. 2 cups white sugar

  3. 1/2 teaspoon salt

  4. 1 teaspoon baking powder

  5. 1 1/2 cup salted butter -- softened

  6. 1/2 cup sour cream

  7. 2 large eggs

  8. 1/3 cup Amaretto or almond liqueur

  9. 1/3 cup poppy seeds Topping:

  10. 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour 2 loaf pans. In a large bowl, with an electric mixer, blend flour, sugar, salt and baking powder on low until all ingredients are well mixed. Add butter, sour cream, and 3 eggs. Mix on medium until dry ingredients are moistened and beat on high 2 minutes then scrape bowl. Add remaining 3 eggs, one at a time, alternating with amaretto. Beat well after each addition. Blend in poppy seeds on low speed. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake 50-60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes and invert cake onto a rack to cool. When cake has cooled completely, lightly dust top with confectioners' sugar.


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