Makeover Poppy Seed Bread Recipe
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Makeover Poppy Seed Bread Recipe

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Golden Makeover Poppy Seed Bread is just as tender as the original recipe Joanne Jones shared with L&T, but it only contains half of the cholesterol and saturated fat. With 113 fewer calories and 10 grams less sugar per slice, it’s a guilt-free treat she and her friends can enjoy in Salisbury, Maryland.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract
  • 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup poppy seeds
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1-1/2 to 3 teaspoons fat-free milk

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 221 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 203 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in the egg whites, applesauce and vanilla (mixture will appear curdled). Combine the flour, poppy seeds, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  2. Spread into a 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
  3. For glaze, in a small bowl, combine confectioners' sugar and enough milk to achieve desired consistency; drizzle over bread. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Makeover Poppy Seed Bread in Light & Tasty February/March 2006, p11

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 221 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 203 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 fat.

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Reviewed Apr. 2, 2010

I make this every time it is great recipes, every one like this

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Reviewed Nov. 10, 2009

I have made this many times and everyone always enjoys it.

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