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Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

It's so easy to make from scratch and creates a moist, delicious loaf of bread with tasty lemon flavor. Topped with glaze, it's the perfect breakfast, snack or dessert. Your family will love it, too!
Course Bread
Cuisine American
Keyword Lemon Poppy Seed Bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8
Calories 448kcal

Ingredients

For the bread:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • zest from 1 lemon
  • 1 ¾ cup flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp poppyseeds

For the glaze:

  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • zest from ½ lemon
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 ¼ cup powdered sugar

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, add the eggs and beat on high for 60-90 seconds until they are foamy.
  • Add the wet ingredients then mix until smooth.
  • Add the zest and lemon juice and mix.
  • Sift together the dry ingredients (minus the poppyseeds).
  • Add to the wet ingredients and mix until combined. Stir in poppyseeds.
  • Pour into a loaf pan and bake at 350 for 40-50 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let cool completely before glazing.
  • To make the glaze, whisk together all of the glaze ingredients.

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Notes

Be sure to keep refrigerated.

Nutrition

Calories: 448kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 245mg | Potassium: 250mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 45g | Vitamin A: 241IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 145mg | Iron: 2mg