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Orange Poppy Seed Bundt Cake is a delicous citrus cake with the right amount of poppy seed crunch. #cake #spring #bakedgoods #recipes #bakedgoodrecipes

Orange Poppy Seed Bundt Cake

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Resting Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 341kcal
Author Tanya


  • 3 cups flour
  • 1.5 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 4 Tbsp poppy seeds


  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1-2 Tbsp orange juice
  • 1 tsp orange zest


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a bundt cake pan and set aside. 
    Combine flour, baking powder, salt in a bowl. Whisk and set aside. 
    Beat sugar and oil in a large bowl. Add eggs in one at a time until combined. Add orange juice, vanilla extract, orange zest until combined. 
    Mix in flour mixture and buttermilk to large bowl, alternating between adding the flour and buttermilk until combined. Stir in poppyseeds. 
    Pour batter into bundt cake pan and place into preheated oven. 
    Bake for 50 min to 1 hour or until toothick entered into cake comes out clean. 
    Remove from oven and cool in bundt cake pan for 15 minutes. Remove and allow to cool completey. Pour glaze over top of cake. 

For Glaze

  • Combine powdered sugar, orange juice, and zest and whisk to combine. Pour over cooled bundt cake. 


Notes on Orange Bundt Cake Recipe

  • Add more orange zest for a more dominant orange taste in the cake or glaze.
  • Cake is best served with a cup of coffee.

Suggested Tools & Ingredients for Orange Bundt Cake Recipe

Recipe adapted from Tide & Thyme.


Calories: 341kcal