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Almond Poppy Seed Bread

  • 10m serving time
  • 70m cooking time
  • 32 food portion(s)

Almond Poppy Seed Bread

Made with



  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons poppy seed
  • 1-1/2 cups milk (do not use skim milk)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1-1/3 cups Corn Oil


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 tablespoons butter OR margarine


  1. For Bread:
  2. Grease and flour two 9 x 5-inch loaf pans (or four 7½ x 3¾-inch loaf pans). Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  3. Combine flour, sugar, salt, baking powder and poppy seeds in large mixing bowl; set aside. In a separate bowl, combine milk, eggs, vanilla extract, almond extract and oil.
  4. Add oil mixture to dry ingredients. Blend at medium-high speed for 1 minute. Pour batter into prepared loaf pans. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes until loaves are light brown in color and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  5. For Glaze:
  6. Heat sugar, orange juice, vanilla extract, almond extract and butter to boiling in small saucepan over medium-high heat. Pour glaze over hot loaves of bread, in pans. Cool completely in pan. Remove from pans; cover loaves and let sit overnight before serving.
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