Lemon Poppy Seed Dessert Cake Recipe

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Lemon Poppy Seed Dessert Cake
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  • 1 (18.25 oz) package lemon cake mix
  • 1 (3.4 oz) package instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup poppy seeds
  • 1 (21 oz) can lemon pie filling
  • 1 (3.4 oz) package instant lemon pudding mix
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 (8 oz) container frozen whipped topping, thawed


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together cake mix and vanilla pudding mix. Make a well in the center and pour in eggs, oil water and poppy seeds. Beat on low speed until blended. Scrape bowl, and beat 4 minutes on medium speed. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool completely. Spread lemon pie filling over the cooled cake.
  4. In a large bowl, mix instant lemon pudding with milk. Mix well and let stand about 5 minutes until fairly set. Fold in thawed whipped topping. Spread over pie filling. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 2529.82 Kcal (10592 kJ)
Calories from fat 1962.13 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 218.01g 335%
Cholesterol 659.62mg 220%
Sodium 1342.92mg 56%
Potassium 1197.17mg 25%
Total Carbs 121.87g 41%
Sugars 40.73g 163%
Dietary Fiber 14.92g 60%
Protein 44.59g 89%
Vitamin C 0.7mg 1%
Iron 11.4mg 63%
Calcium 1456.2mg 146%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 237.66 Kcal (995 kJ)
Calories from fat 184.33 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.48g 335%
Cholesterol 61.97mg 220%
Sodium 126.16mg 56%
Potassium 112.46mg 25%
Total Carbs 11.45g 41%
Sugars 3.83g 163%
Dietary Fiber 1.4g 60%
Protein 4.19g 89%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 1%
Iron 1.1mg 63%
Calcium 136.8mg 146%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 68
  • 72

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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