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Lemon-poppy seed - magic cake

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Dessert, sweet
Servings 8 people


  • Round baking pan 24 cm in diameter in silicone or lined with baking paper
  • 4 eggs
  • 150 g sugar
  • 125 g butter
  • 125 g flour
  • 30 g poppy seeds
  • 400 ml milk
  • Approx. 2 lemons peel and 100 ml juice
  • 1 pinch of salt


  • Preheat the oven to 150 °C
  • Separate the eggs
  • Beat egg yolks with sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Melt butter and stir into the egg-sugar mixture.
  • Add flour, poppy seeds, milk, and salt and whisk for a few minutes.
  • Add lemon zest and lemon juice to the batter.
  • Beat the egg whites until stiff and gently fold them into the batter with a whisk.
  • Pour the batter into buttered or lined pan and smooth the surface with a knife.
    Zauber-Kuchen, Teig
  • Bake in a 150 °C oven for 50 minutes.
  • The dough is still soft when you take it out
  • Before removing from the mold, after it’s cooled down, chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours to firm up.
  • Serve cool
    Zauber-Kuchen, Stück


And another tip:
Decorate with a few lemon fillets and sprinkle with poppy seeds. Alternatively, mix a glaze. To do this, whip 300 ml of well-chilled cream with 150 g of mascarpone until it becomes a thick cream. Then gradually add 45 g sugar, whisking constantly.
Keyword cake, magic cake