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Poppy Seed Bread

This moist, rich bread is so delicious—it's very popular in our area. It gets golden brown and looks great sliced for a buffet. I also like to make miniature loaves to give as gifts. —Faye Hintz, Springfield, Missouri
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour
  • Makes
    2 loaves

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons poppy seeds
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1-1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons butter flavoring
  • GLAZE:
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon butter flavoring

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine first five ingredients. Add the eggs, milk, oil and extracts. Pour into two greased 8x4-in. loaf pans. Bake at 350° for 60-65 minutes. Cool completely in pans.
  • In a saucepan, bring glaze ingredients to a boil. Pour over bread in pans. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 195 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 160mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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