Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake

Adapted from Joy of Cooking
Yield: 1 loaf

3 eggs
3 tbsp milk
1 tsp vanilla
1 tbsp lemon juice
3/4 cup butter, melted
1 1/2 cup flour
3/4 cup sugar
1 tbsp poppy seeds
1 tbsp lemon zest
3/4 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In one bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, poppy seeds, lemon zest, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, vanilla, and lemon juice.
  4. Add melted butter and half of egg mixture to flour mixture. Mix on low speed until the dry ingredients are moistened.
  5. Add the remaining egg mixture in 2 parts, beating for 20 seconds after each addition.
  6. Pour into a greased loaf pan.
  7. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.