Orange Poppy Seed Cake

12 servings, ready in 1 hour

Enjoy this Orange Poppy Seed Cake recipe from the SPLENDA® Brand. Try it now with SPLENDA® Low Calorie Sweetener, Granulated!

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes plus 10 minutes standing time


Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a 9 cm × 19 cm loaf pan with parchment paper.

Beat cream cheese and ½ cup SPLENDA® Granulated together until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after the addition of each one. Add orange rind, ¼ cup orange juice, flour and poppy seeds.

Spoon mixture into pan. Bake for 40 minutes or until cooked. Remove from oven.

In separate bowl, combine remaining orange juice and SPLENDA® Granulated. Pour over cake.

Allow to stand for 10 minutes before turning out of the tin to cool.



  • Any citrus fruit may be used.
  • Poppy seeds are available from supermarkets.
  • This cake can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
  • The whole cake may be cut into 12 slices and frozen when cool.



  • 125g light cream cheese
  • 1 cup SPLENDA® Low Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
  • 3 eggs
  • Grated rind of 2 oranges
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 1½ cup self-raising flour
  • 2 tbsp poppy seeds

Nutrition information

per serving
Fat 4.00g
of which saturates 2.00g
Carbohydrate 16.0g
of which sugars 1.00g
Protein 5.00g
Sodium 179.00mg

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