Orange-Almond Poppy Seed Bread

Orange-Almond Poppy Seed Bread


"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 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings


  • Calories:
  • 533 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 23.1 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 76.4g
  • 25%
  • Protein:
  • 6 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 49 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 383 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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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.


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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...

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!

I've made this several times as written, except I bake it in two 9x5 bread pans. Everyone loves it. Thanks for sharing your delicious recipe!

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