Grapefruit Poppy Seed Coffee Cake

This light coffeecake has a rich, fruity flavor. Tweaked a bit from Bon Appetít magazine.

You can make this in a loaf pan (grease it and use an overhang of parchment paper for easy removal), or a cast iron skillet.

WHISK TOGETHER + SET ASIDE

1 1/2 C flour

2 tsp baking powder

3/4 tsp salt

1/8 tsp ginger

dash clove

MIX

work together with your fingers, or use a mixer

zest 1 grapefruit

1 C sugar

ADD

beat for 4 minutes

2 eggs

1/3 C melted butter/oil

COMBINE

mixing on low, alternate half the flour mixture, then the sour cream, then the remaining half of the flour

3/4 C sour cream/yogurt

ADD

5 Tbsn grapefruit juice

1 Tbspn poppy seeds

BAKE

bake at 350 for 50-60 minutes.

POKE + SOAK

poke the top of the cake all over with a fork, then brush generously with grapefruit juice to intensify the flavor.

GLAZE

whisk together, and drizzle over cooled coffeecake, and sprinkle with poppy seeds

1 Tbpsn sour cream/yogurt

1 tspn grapefruit juice

1/2 C powdered sugar

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