Lemon Poppy Seed Bread Recipe

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Lemon Poppy Seed Bread recipe

I love making quick breads for a snack or a breakfast treat! Banana and pumpkin bread are a staple in our household. This lemon poppy seed bread is sure to be a big hit with the family too!

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread Recipe
Recipe type: Bread
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 cup of sugar (or corresponding measurement for sugar substitute)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk, chilled
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted & cooled
  • 1 ½ tsp. pure lemon extract
  • 2-3 tsp. grated lemon zest (approximately 1 lemon)
  • 2 tbsp. poppy seeds
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Prep a 9x5 bread pan with cooking spray or Baker’s Joy.
  3. In a small bowl whisk together flour, baking powder & salt.
  4. In a large bowl combine sugar, eggs, buttermilk, melted butter, lemon extract, lemon zest and poppy seeds, mix well.
  5. Add dry ingredients to wet and stir just until blended. Do not over stir.
  6. Transfer batter to bread pan and bake for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Remove from pan to a wire rack to cool before cutting.
  8. Serve & enjoy!


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Ashley is a happily married stay at home mom to a beautiful little girl and a little boy. Ashley and her husband come from a small town and enjoy the simple pleasures in life, like GREAT FOOD. They love to try out new recipes and experiment in the kitchen together, but also enjoy reading, painting and photography.

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