Pumpkin Orange Poppy Seed Cake

Pumpkin Orange Poppy Seed Cake

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based on 139 reviews
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7 min.
42 min.
12 to 16 servings

Don't wait for the holidays to indulge in this simple but elegant and delicious Pumpkin Orange Poppy Seed Cake. Moist and with just the right touch of citrus, this pumpkin creation studded with poppy seeds is as pretty as it is tasty.


  • 1 pkg. (18.25 oz.) yellow cake mix
  • 1 can (15 oz.) LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup poppy seeds
  • GLAZE (recipe below)
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PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Grease and flour 12-cup Bundt pan.

COMBINE cake mix, pumpkin, eggs and orange juice in large mixer bowl. Beat on low speed until moistened. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Add poppy seeds; mix until blended. Pour into prepared Bundt pan.

BAKE for 35 to 40 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in cake comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes; remove to wire rack to cool completely. Drizzle with Glaze.

1 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar and 2 to 3 tablespoons orange juice in small bowl; stir until smooth.

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pumpkin Orange Poppy seed Cake

I finally have gotten around to making this cake and it won't be the last time. It was delish and moist. I did add orange zest to the glaze and it just added to the whole cake.


Pumpkin Orange Poppy Seed Cake

I made this cake for New Year's dinner. I found the flavors an interesting combination. Took the rest of the cake to work; co-workers went nuts over it! I used the Butter Recipe cake mix instead of the yellow cake mix; makes a dense, moist cake.

- Marcia Dycus from EDEN PRAIRIE, MN

Pumpkin Orange Poppyseed Cake

It was easy to make and very moist. I couldn't taste the pumpkin or the orange very well as they just seemed to blend together to form a different taste. I think I might try a spice cake mix or an orange cake mix because it needed something more. I also made a layer cake and frosted it with a cream cheese icing.

- Anita Hoffman from HOLLAND, PA

Its in the oven

I quickly mixed up the cake as soon as I viewed it, It is now in the oven I hope to use this cake to celebrate my husbands birthday,


Pumpkin Orange Poppy Seed Cake

So moist and delicious. I made this for a family celebration and most people thought I purchased it. I will definitely be making this again and again.

- PADMA PERSAUD from Oakville, ON

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/12 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 12

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 290
  • Calories from Fat: 60
  • Total Fat: 7g (11% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 2g (9% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 55mg (19% of DV)
  • Sodium: 300mg (12% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 53g (18% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g (9% of DV)
  • Sugars: 36g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Vitamin A: 90% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 15% of DV
  • Calcium: 8% of DV
  • Iron: 10% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


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