Moist Orange Poppy Seed Cake - Oh My This is Wonderful

Use to take this on picnics and make for holidays -all raved about it. This is a really old recipe so bare with how I wrote it up. Just follow directions. Hope you all enjoy this.

1 c. butter or oleo … softened
1 c. sugar
3 eggs separated
Cream together the 3 above ingredients till fluffy… using just egg yolks only- than add
1 tsp. orange brandy –like Grand Marnier - than mix in below
1 c. sour cream
grated rind of 1 orange
1/2 c. poppy seeds
now- shift the below altogether and add to the above
2 c. flour …shifted – use all purpose
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
Add flour to the butter mixture - blend well. Now, beat EGG Whites until you have soft peaks - fold into batter. Pour mixture into buttered/floured 9 inch tube pan. Bake 50 minutes or till cake is done at 350 degrees.Knife comes out clean. 8 to 10 servings.

1/4 c. orange juice
1/2 c. sugar
1/4 c. orange juice
1/3 c. orange brandy …like Grand Marnier
Make glaze by stirring sugar –orange juice - brandy until sugar dissolved. Cover cake with glaze while cake is still hot. Glaze soaks into cake. Serve with fresh strawberries and orange flavored whip cream or

~Note~ Dream orange ice cream sherbet and whip cream is how I serve it now.