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Poppy Seed Bread with Orange Glaze Recipe

"My neighbor gave me this recipe, and I love that it makes two loaves," says Heather Frese of Albany, Missouri. " We usually eat one and then give the other away or freeze it for later. The glaze complements the bread perfectly."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 55 min. + cooling YIELD:32 servings


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/4 cups sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1-1/2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons each butter flavoring, almond extract and vanilla extract
  • GLAZE:
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon each butter flavoring, almond extract and vanilla extract


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, oil, poppy seeds, butter flavoring and extracts. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • 2. Transfer to two greased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pans. Bake at 350° for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Combine glaze ingredients; drizzle over loaves. Yield: 2 loaves (16 slices each).

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 190 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 160mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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Reviewed Mar. 29, 2010

"You have to try this....super moist and delicious. But I warn you, you won't stop with just a slice!"

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