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Ma's Poppy Seed Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Ma's Poppy Seed Bread, by , is from Whoopin' Something Up with Gramma Pat and Friends, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Anne Long
Added: Saturday, February 12, 2011


3 eggs
2 1/2 c. sugar
1/3 c. oil
1 1/2 t. salt
1 1/2 t. almond extract
1 1/2 t. vanilla
1 1/2 c. milk
3 c. flour
1 1/2 t. baking powder
1 1/2 t. butter flavoring
2 T. poppy seeds

1/4 c. orange juice
1 c. powdered sugar
1/2 t. vanilla
1/2 t. almond extract
1/2 t. butter flavoring
(Or omit last 3 ingredients and add 1/3 c. melted butter)

Beat eggs and sugar, add remaining ingredients and beat 2 minutes.

Bake in 2 loaf pans (greased and floured) 325-350 for 1 hour, or more, until toothpick comes out clean.

Poke holes in the bread while it's still hot and pour glaze over it. Enjoy!




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