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The Best Poppy Seed Bread Recipe

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This recipe for The Best Poppy Seed Bread, by , is from The Kadavy Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lynn Roth
Added: Thursday, June 5, 2008


3 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
2 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/8 cups milk
1 1/8 cups oil
1 1/2 tbs poppy seeds
3 eggs
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 tsp almond extract

To make a glaze for the bread combine the following and pour over bread while still warm:
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup orange juice--not concentrate
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp almond extract
2 T melted butter

Combine ingredients and mix well. Grease and flour 2 loaf pans, or spray with Pam. Bake at 350 for 50-60 min. (35-40 minutes for 5 little bread pans and 30 min. for muffin tins).

Pour glaze over bread while still warm.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You will not believe how moist this bread is. It is without a doubt the best I have ever eaten. Please try even if you think you don't like poppyseed bread.




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