This is a great gift idea for your friends, family or co-workers. You can buy the ingredients in bulk and get some jars at your local discount store. Decorate the jars
with festive colored ribbons and bows. With this recipe I have included a Recipe Card that you can print out and attach to your jars with ribbon.

1 1/2 Cups granulated sugar
3 Cups cake flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 Cups poppy seeds

Combine all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Blend
with a wire whisk. Store the mix in an airtight jar.

Attach these instructions to the jar:

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

3/4 Cup butter
6 eggs
1/3 Cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon lemon extract (not lemon juice)
Zest of 1 lemon
1 jar Lemon Poppy?Seed Cake

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter an 8″ to 9″ cup Bunt pan.
In the large bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter.
Add the eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
Add the milk, extracts and lemon zest. The mixture will look
curdled. Add the jar contents, and continue to beat on medium
speed for 3 to 4 minutes until mixture is smooth. Pour the
batter into prepared pan and bake for 45 to 55 minutes.

Lemon Glaze

1/2 Cup granulated sugar
1/2 Cup lemon juice

Combine sugar and lemon juice in a small saucepan over
medium heat, and bring to boil for 3 minutes. When cake is
removed from oven, poke cake all over with a wooden skewer
and brush glaze over cake. Let the cake stand for 1 hour and
remove from pan to cool on a wire rack.

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake Recipe Card: