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Poppy Seed Bread Recipe

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


Added: Monday, August 14, 2006


3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3 eggs
1 1/2 cups milk
1 cup vegetable oil
2 1/4 cups white sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons poppy seeds
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 teaspoons lemon extract
2 teaspoons butter flavored extract
1/4 cup orange juice
3/4 cup confectioners' sugar

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease two 8x4 inch loaf pans.
Mix the flour, salt, baking powder, eggs, milk, vegetable oil, white sugar, poppy seeds, 1 1/2 teaspoons of the vanilla, lemon and butter flavoring. Stir until just combined and pour the batter into the prepared pans.
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour. Cool for 5 minutes then poke holes in the top of the bread with a meat fork and pour glaze over tops.
To Make Glaze: Mix the orange juice, confectioner's sugar, and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon each of the vanilla, butter and lemon flavorings. Use immediately to pour over the still warm loaves.




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