1025 Recipes from 39 Countries with 347 Translations by 43 Translators in 16 Languages
Mohnkuchen mit Streusel: German Poppy Seed Cake
De

How to Prepare

  1. Step 1

    In a bowl, mix flour, sugar and cinnamon for the streusel topping. Cut chilled butter into small pieces and add to bowl.

    In a bowl, mix flour, sugar and cinnamon for the streusel topping. Cut chilled butter into small pieces and add to bowl.

  2. Step 2

    Using hands, form crumbles by kneading butter pieces into the mix to make crumbly lumps.

    Using hands, form crumbles by kneading butter pieces into the mix to make crumbly lumps.

  3. Step 3

    Squish together crumbles yourself if it gets too "sandy." Chill in refrigerator for about an hour or until ready to make the rest of the cake.

    Squish together crumbles yourself if it gets too "sandy." Chill in refrigerator for about an hour or until ready to make the rest of the cake.

  4. Step 4

    Preheat oven to 180C/350F as you start the bottom cake layer.

    Preheat oven to 180C/350F as you start the bottom cake layer.

  5. Step 5

    Mix flour, baking powder and salt in one bowl.

    Mix flour, baking powder and salt in one bowl.

  6. Step 6

    In another large bowl, mix softened butter, yogurt, milk/cream, and sugar until it becomes smooth and creamy.

    In another large bowl, mix softened butter, yogurt, milk/cream, and sugar until it becomes smooth and creamy.

  7. Step 7

    Add in the flour and baking powder mix to the yogurt mix. Mix until batter comes together enough to hold.

    Add in the flour and baking powder mix to the yogurt mix. Mix until batter comes together enough to hold.

  8. Step 8

    Dust flour on you hands and a cutting board, then remove dough from bowl and knead into a ball.

    Dust flour on you hands and a cutting board, then remove dough from bowl and knead into a ball.

  9. Step 9

    The dough should be fairly smooth. You can wrap and let sit until later or go ahead and roll it out for your cake.

    The dough should be fairly smooth. You can wrap and let sit until later or go ahead and roll it out for your cake.

  10. Step 10

    When ready to roll, flour the rolling surface and roll dough into a shape that fits your baking pan (I used an 18cm tart form but you can use anything that works).

    When ready to roll, flour the rolling surface and roll dough into a shape that fits your baking pan (I used an 18cm tart form but you can use anything that works).

  11. Step 11

    Press dough into your baking dish. I make the edges a little higher so it will hold the filling better, almost like a pizza!

    Press dough into your baking dish. I make the edges a little higher so it will hold the filling better, almost like a pizza!

  12. Step 12

    Next, heat the milk and butter on low until the butter is melted.

    Next, heat the milk and butter on low until the butter is melted.

  13. Step 13

    Add in vanilla, flour, cinnamon and sugar. Stir well so the mixture becomes smooth (it's okay if there's still a few little lumps). Bring to a simmer, then turn off the heat and let soak for a few minutes.

    Add in vanilla, flour, cinnamon and sugar. Stir well so the mixture becomes smooth (it's okay if there's still a few little lumps). Bring to a simmer, then turn off the heat and let soak for a few minutes.

  14. Step 14

    If you have the tools, roughly grind the poppy seeds in batches using a mortar & pestle or food processor, etc. This help release the flavors of the seeds.

    If you have the tools, roughly grind the poppy seeds in batches using a mortar & pestle or food processor, etc. This help release the flavors of the seeds.

  15. Step 15

    Pour the poppy seeds into the milk and flour mix. Stir until well combined.

    Pour the poppy seeds into the milk and flour mix. Stir until well combined.

  16. Step 16

    After the the poppy seed mix has cooled down a bit, mix in one egg. The mix can be warm, but it shouldn't be hot because you don't want the egg to end up cooking.

    After the the poppy seed mix has cooled down a bit, mix in one egg. The mix can be warm, but it shouldn't be hot because you don't want the egg to end up cooking.

  17. Step 17

    Spread the poppy seed filling evenly over the cake layer.

    Spread the poppy seed filling evenly over the cake layer.

  18. Step 18

    Lastly, top the filling with the strudel crumbles. Bake at 180C/350F for 25-30 minutes.

    Lastly, top the filling with the strudel crumbles. Bake at 180C/350F for 25-30 minutes.

  19. Step 19

    The crumbles should be nice and golden when done! Remove from oven and let cool for 45-60 minutes.

    The crumbles should be nice and golden when done! Remove from oven and let cool for 45-60 minutes.

  20. Step 20

    Slice up and serve! If you like a touch more sweetness, drizzle with honey ;)

    Slice up and serve! If you like a touch more sweetness, drizzle with honey ;)

  21. Step 21

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

Be First to Comment!

Comment_tail