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5 Poppy Seed Desserts to Know

Poppy seeds tend to get pigeon-holed as a bagel topper or the mandatory partner to lemons in scones and salad dressings. (They're also notorious for creating false-positive results on drug tests.) But they're in a number of traditional Central/Eastern European and Jewish desserts. More

Cookie Monster: Lemon Poppy Sandwich Cookies

These stars are a great snacking cookie since they're not overly sugary. The outer layer is all about texture. The dough is made with yellow cornmeal which, when combined with the poppy seeds, makes for one crunchy cookie. The icing middle provides the flavor kick. It's super lemony and a little tart, just the right thing to brighten up your day. More

Blogwatch: Lemon Poppy Seed Muffin

Sara of I'm a Food Blog has been on a muffin kick lately. They're great to make ahead, freeze, and have on hand. Adapted from a recipe by Dorie Greenspan, these lemon poppy seed muffins are a bright start to your day. Take the time to enjoy them with a cup of tea at home or at work. Related Baking with Dorie: Ricotta-Berry Muffins Pumpkin Muffins with Pecan Streusel Topping Morning-After Cranberry Sauce Muffins... More

Blogwatch: Lemon Poppy Seed Cake with Meyer Lemon Mousse

Sometimes I look down on fancy-schmancy desserts, but maybe that's because I'm secretly jealous of the baking prowess behind them. Helen, of Tartlette, makes a lemon poppy seed cake topped with strawberries, lemon mousse, and a candied orange peel. It may look fabulous and intricate, but it's less work than you may think. She recycles used tuna cans to mold them, so don't feel like you need to go out and buy special cake rings. Alternatively, you could also just build the cake as a single 8-inch round. No excuses, this cake is waiting for you.... More

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