Poppy Seed Bread

Poppy Seed Bread

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Poppy Seed Bread is a recipe I received from my Aunt Ruth. It’s a super moist bread to share with your loved ones and friends at Christmas and one of our favorites. And while it’s perfect to give as a Christmas food gift, you’ll want to save back a few loaves for your own enjoyment.

We love to serve it for a holiday tea party. It’s pretty with it’s sugared sprinkles and candied cherries. Flavored with orange, almond, and poppy seeds, it’s lovely with a pot of tea, perhaps Apricot Brandy,  Margaret’s Hope First Flush Darjeeling, or Yunnan Golden Monkey Imperial.

 

Ingredients Needed to Make Poppy Seed Bread

  • all-purpose flour
  • granulated sugar
  • poppy seed
  • salt
  • baking powder
  • whole milk
  • vegetable oil
  • large eggs
  • vanilla extract
  • butter flavoring
  • almond extract

For the Glaze:

  • powdered sugar
  • orange juice
  • vanilla extract
  • almond extract
  • candied cherries
  • red and green sugar sprinkles

 

Instructions to Make This Recipe

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Gather your ingredients so that you have everything close at hand. Coat inside of baking pans with cooking spray.

In a large mixing bowl, sift together the all-purpose flour, sugar, poppy seed, baking powder, and salt. Add in whole milk, vegetable oil, large eggs, vanilla extract, butter flavoring, and almond extract. Mix together until incorporated.

Pour into two prepared regular loaf pans or 4-6 mini loaf pans. Bake in preheated oven for 50-60 minutes until tops turn golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the middle of the loaves comes out clean.

To Make the Glaze:

Using a small bowl, combine the powdered sugar, orange juice, vanilla extract, and almond extract. Whisk together until smooth.

Drizzle glaze over the tops of loaves while warm. Garnish with halved candied cherries and sugar sprinkles. Makes 2-6 loaves.

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Recipe for Poppy Seed Bread

Poppy Seed Bread

Poppy Seed Bread is a recipe I received from my Aunt Ruth. It's a super moist bread to share with your loved ones and friends at Christmas and one of our favorites.
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Course: Breads, Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas Food Gifts, Holiday Baking, Poppy Seeds, Quick Breads, Tea Parties
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 6 mini loaves

Equipment

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Aluminum Mini Pans
Mini Loaf Pan
Cooling Rack

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons poppy seed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 1/8 cups vegetable oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons butter flavoring
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract

Glaze:

  • 3/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • candied cherries halved
  • red and green sugar sprinkles

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Gather your ingredients so that you have everything close at hand. Coat inside of baking pans with cooking spray.
  • In a large mixing bowl, sift together the all-purpose flour, sugar, poppy seed, baking powder, and salt. Add in whole milk, vegetable oil, large eggs, vanilla extract, butter flavoring, and almond extract. Mix together until incorporated.
  • Pour into 2 prepared regular loaf pans or 4-6 mini loaf pans. Bake in preheated oven for 50-60 minutes until tops turn golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the middle of the loaves comes out clean.

To Make the Glaze:

  • Using a small bowl, combine the powdered sugar, orange juice, vanilla extract, and almond extract. Whisk together until smooth.
  • Drizzle glaze over the tops of loaves while warm. Garnish with halved candied cherries and sugar sprinkles. Makes 2-6 loaves.
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