Four loaves of lemon poppyseed bread
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Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

Delicious lemon poppy seed bread that is quick and easy to make.  This recipe makes 2 large or 4 mini loaves of lemon poppy seed bread.
Course Bread
Cuisine American
Keyword lemon poppy seed bread
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 294kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 C sugar
  • 1 C butter softened
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 1/4 C all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 C milk
  • 2 Tbsp poppy seeds
  • 1 Tbsp freshly grated lemon peel

Glaze

  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 3 Tbsp butter melted
  • 4 tsp lemon juice

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease bottom only of four (5 1/2 x 3 inch) mini loaf pan or 1 full size bread pans. Set aside.
  • Cream together butter and sugar. Add in eggs one at a time.  
  • Add in dry ingredients, milk, poppy seeds and lemon peel.  Stir just until combined.
  • Spread batter evenly into prepared pans. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Stir together all glaze ingredients in small bowl.
  • Drizzle over warm bread loaves. Cool 10 minutes and remove from pans.

Nutrition

Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 283mg | Potassium: 103mg | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 485IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 1.1mg