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Earl Grey Lemon Poppyseed Loaf Cake

November, 2016 (Last Updated: August, 2019)

Earl Grey Lemon Poppyseed Loaf Cake – a delicious gluten free and paleo lemon poppyseed loaf cake infused with Earl Grey Rooibos Tea.

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I promised you guys this Earl Grey Lemon Poppyseed Loaf Cake recipe and I delivered! Seriously, you must try this easy paleo cake out! If you have checked out my Homemade Earl Grey Paleo Jam post, you’ll see that I made the sweet paleo jam as an accompaniment to this cake. The flavours pair beautifully because they’re pretty much made of the same unique ingredient: Earl Grey Tea!

You can use any Earl Grey Tea you have; I used a mix of two types but my favourite is this Earl Grey Rooibos Tea. The flavours are a match made in heaven, this Paleo Lemon Poppyseed Cake has been given a delectable upgrade!

Earl Grey lemon Poppyseed Loaf Cake - delicious gluten free and paleo lemon loaf cake infused with Earl Grey Tea from

I’ve always wanted to make a gluten free cake that is moist and flavourful and finally, I have created something I will pass to my great-grandchildren! It’s that good! To be fair, most of my delicious recipes will end up in a recipe book for my future generation somewhere – they might even make some money off it lol!

Back to this recipe though, this is actually my first paleo loaf cake on this blog; however, I do have this really delicious paleo mug cake that I absolutely adore! You might want to give that one a try next!

This easy gluten free lemon poppyseed cake should take no longer than 50 mins to make from prep to plate. Not that you would plate up a cake but you know what I mean ha. I used my trusted 2lb (9″ x 5″/ 23cm x 13cm) loaf tin to bake this. It will come out so moist and it will stay that way for up to 4 days (if by some amazing reason it lasts past 2 days lol) in a fridge. You can simply bring it back up to room temperature to enjoy.

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Earl Grey lemon Poppyseed Loaf Cake - delicious gluten free and paleo lemon cake infused with Earl Grey Tea from

Earl Grey lemon Poppyseed Loaf Cake - delicious gluten free and paleo lemon cake infused with Earl Grey Tea from
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Sliced lemon and poppyseed bread loaf on parchment paper
Earl Grey Lemon Poppyseed Loaf Cake
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins
Earl Grey Lemon Poppyseed Loaf Cake – a delicious gluten free and paleo, moist loaf cake filled with lemon, poppyseeds and earl grey tea leaves.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Paleo
Keyword: paleo
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 196 kcal
Author: WhittyPaleo
Wet Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs (whisked)
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk
  • 1/3 cup raw honey
  • 2 tbsp melted coconut oil
Dry Ingredients
  • 1+ 1/2 cups almond flour
  • 3 tbsp coconut flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon zest (1 lemon’s worth)
  • 1 tbsp earl grey tea leaves
  • 1 tbsp poppyseeds
  1. Preheat your oven to 175C/350F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, mix together your wet ingredients till fully incorporated.
  3. Next, sieve in your flours. Then, add in the rest of your dry ingredients and mix to fully incorporate.
  4. In a 2lb loaf pan lined with parchment paper, pour in your loaf cake mixture.
  5. Bake for 35-40 mins, until a toothpick inserted in the centre of the cake comes out clean.
  6. Serve with Homemade Earl Grey Paleo Jam and enjoy!

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  • Reply
    July, 2019 at 12:11 PM

    This isn’t just a good paleo bread–it’s a good bread, period! I’m one of ~those~ who grew up on desserts and breads baked from scratch, and I would rather go without than eat a mediocre substitute. Still, I keep trying gluten-free recipes and am so glad because this one nails it! Far and away the best gluten-free bread/baked good I’ve tried.

    Mine was baked through and completely done at 30 minutes, so check yours early!

    Thank you so much for this recipe!!

    • Reply
      July, 2019 at 10:20 PM

      Hey RB! This comment made me smile so much, I’m really happy you enjoyed it! I’m working on some more breads so maybe you can be my recipe tester, eh? 😉

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    Sandy Stanford
    August, 2017 at 3:11 PM

    Can you please help me understand what type of flour the recipe calls for. The measurements are confusing. 1 + 1/2 cups + 1/2 almond?

    • Reply
      August, 2017 at 11:56 PM

      Hi Sandy, I totally apologise, a little issue when switching recipe templates.. the recipe should now read 1 + 1/2 cup of almond flour (one and a half cups of almond flour, the plus sign was to distinguish the two). I hope this hasn’t deterred you – please let me know what you think when you try it out 🙂

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    December, 2016 at 11:48 PM

    I have to try this bread. I love poppy seed breads and muffins, but cannot find poppy seed now that I moved to Grenada in the Caribbean. I had to give up on almond and coconut flour. Too Expensive. Instead, I use freshly grated coconut and grated cassava to make my gluten free and grain free breads. Am in luck cause I can find great homegrown honey. Thanks for the recipe..

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    December, 2016 at 6:54 PM

    I am making this today…thank you !!

    • Reply
      December, 2016 at 2:56 PM

      Awesome! How did you find it?

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    November, 2016 at 3:59 PM

    This looks like the perfect thing to serve with coffee or tea on a cold winter’s day! Absolutely delicious!

    • Reply
      December, 2016 at 5:28 PM

      Ooh it is definitely perfect with some earl grey tea! Haha! Thanks for stopping by Jolene!

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