Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

This lemon poppy seed bread is flavored with lemon three ways: zest, juice, and extract.
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  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Preheat oven to 350 F. Spray a 9x5 inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
  3. Step 3

    In a large bowl combine the flour, poppy seeds, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Step 4

    In a separate large bowl, whisk together the sugar and egg until combined.
  5. Step 5

    Add the milk, sour cream, oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, and lemon extract. Whisk to combine.
  6. Step 6

    Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir to just combine. Do not overmix.
  7. Step 7

    Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and bake for 50 to 60 minutes.
  8. Step 8

    The bread is done with a skewer inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes.
  9. Step 9

    Then, turn the bread out of the pan and cool completely on a wire rack before topping with the lemon drizzle.
  10. Step 10

    In a medium bowl, combine the powdered sugar, melted butter, and lemon juice. Stir until you achieve the desired drizzling consistency, adding additional lemon juice, if necessary.
  11. Step 11

    Drizzle the glaze over the cooled loaf and allow to set before slicing and serving.