No refined sugar or flour, light and simply delicious! I personally like this topped with a little good quality melted dark or raw chocolate for extra texture and deliciousness.
Lemon and Poppy Seed Cake
250g Ground Almonds
1tsp Baking Powder
Zest and Juice of 2 Large Lemons
2tbsp Poppy Seeds
Melted Dark or Raw Chocolate (optional)
Preheat the oven to 160°C
Grease a 20-25cm cake tin and line with baking paper.
Add the eggs and honey to a bowl and whisk together.
In a separate bowl, mix the butter and ground almonds thoroughly.
Gradually add the egg mixture and stir until smooth.
Add the baking powder, lemon zest and lemon juice and mix thoroughly.
Stir in the poppy seeds.
Pour the mixture into your tin and bake for 30 minutes or until golden.
Transfer to a cooling rack and once cool, top with melted chocolate (optional).