Lemon Poppyseed Cake with Fruit Compote Recipe

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Lemon Poppyseed Cake with Fruit Compote
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  1. Have ready fruit compote.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F. and grease and flour an 8- by 2-inch cake pan, knocking out excess flour.
  3. In a bowl whisk together flour, sugar, cornstarch, poppyseeds, baking powder, and salt and with fingers blend in butter until incorporated. In a large measuring cup lightly beat together milk, zest, vanilla, and egg.
  4. Stir milk mixture into flour mixture until just blended and pour batter into pan. Bake cake 35 minutes, or until a tester comes out clean. Remove cake from pan and cool on a rack.
  5. Serve wedges of cake topped with fruit compote.
  6. To make the fruit compote: In a small saucepan bring water with sugar, lemon juice, and thyme to a boil, stirring occasionally, and boil until sugar is dissolved. Cool syrup to room temperature and stir in vanilla. In bowl combine fruit and syrup and chill until cold. (Compote may be made 4 hours ahead and chilled, covered.) Makes about 4 cups.
  7. Each Serving: About 300 calories, 4.4 grams fat (13% of calories from fat) Nutritional analysis provided by Gourmet
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 610.19 Kcal (2555 kJ)
Calories from fat 218.97 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24.33g 37%
Cholesterol 31.5mg 11%
Sodium 713.15mg 30%
Potassium 308.9mg 7%
Total Carbs 93.32g 31%
Sugars 43.87g 175%
Dietary Fiber 4.29g 17%
Protein 7.29g 15%
Vitamin C 3.5mg 6%
Iron 1.7mg 9%
Calcium 160.8mg 16%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 266.02 Kcal (1114 kJ)
Calories from fat 95.46 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.61g 37%
Cholesterol 13.73mg 11%
Sodium 310.9mg 30%
Potassium 134.67mg 7%
Total Carbs 40.68g 31%
Sugars 19.13g 175%
Dietary Fiber 1.87g 17%
Protein 3.18g 15%
Vitamin C 1.5mg 6%
Iron 0.7mg 9%
Calcium 70.1mg 16%

* 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

  • 13.4
  • 17

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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