With orange and lemon juice in the glaze and orange and lemon zest in the batter, this poppy-seed-flecked cake doubles up on citrus flavor. Serve it with a simple bar of high-quality dark chocolate, which will complement its sweet-tart flavor.
This recipe for lemon-poppy seed glazed balls can be found in Martha Stewart's "Season's Eatings," along with Basic Shortbread Cookie,
Chocolate-Glazed Shortbread Fingers,
Black-and-White Triangles and Candied Ginger Shortbread Wedges.
Hamantaschen cookies are popular treats for the feast of Purim, which joyfully celebrates the Jews' deliverance from the detested Haman. Make sure the cookie dough is well chilled before you roll it out so it won't stick to your rolling pin or counter and tear.