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Orange-Almond Poppy Seed Bread

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This orange-almond flavored poppy seed bread is so irresistible, you can't make just one loaf!"
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1 h 5 m servings 533
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a large loaf pan.
  2. Combine flour, salt, and baking powder in a bowl. Beat 2 1/4 cups sugar, vegetable oil, and eggs in another bowl until smooth. Stir milk, poppy seeds, 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 1/2 teaspoon almond extract, and 1 1/2 teaspoon butter extract into egg mixture. Add flour mixture; mix until batter is just moistened. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 50 to 60 minutes.
  4. Whisk 3/4 cup sugar, orange juice, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1/2 teaspoon almond extract, and 1/2 teaspoon butter extract in a bowl until smooth. Pour orange juice glaze over hot poppy seed loaf.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 533 calories; 23.1 76.4 6 49 383 Full nutrition

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The "one large loaf" pan I believe is referring to a tube pan as that would be the only pan large enough to hold this much batter and have a quick bread shape when sliced. However, that thought...

This recipe definitely yields more than "one" large loaf. Upon final mixing, I was a bit skeptical due to the watery consistency of the batter. Tin foil loaf pans from the grocery store tend t...

I used two loaf pans as suggested by reviewers. Sorry didn't have any almond extract, but used another favorite of mine. I suggest some orange zest if you like and fresh squeezed O.J. or good qu...

Been making this for years and have been asked numerous times for the recipe. I use 2 loaf pans or 6 mini.

I've been making this same recipe for years and it is a really good. My recipe calls for two 8 1/2 X 4 1/2 pans instead of one large pan. The only other thing I might add is that I heat the glaz...

I make this every Christmas, it is a special request from my daughter. The differences is I take out the butter flavor and I put it in 5 small loaf pans so I can take to friends and family at Ch...

I followed the recipe exactly and used a black teflon coated bundt pan. The top looked like the picture but the part in the pan turned darker. Now I remember hearing that dark cake pans also mak...

Best poppy seed bread recipe out there! Don't change a thing...this has been my standby recipe for bake sales and Christmas baking .Make sure you glaze while hot!

Everyone that ate this bread fell in love with it!! Don’t skimp on any of the extracts. This recipe can make 2 loaves.