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spooning glaze over poppyseed bread
Almond Poppyseed Bread
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 15 mins
This Almond Poppyseed Bread is the perfect combination of fluffy, soft bread with a sweet, citrus glaze. It's an easy, fail-proof recipe that anyone can do!
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: almond bread, citrus bread
Servings: 30 servings
Calories: 317 kcal
Author: Desarae
  • 3 cups flour
    *can sub cup-4-cup gluten-free flour
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. baking powder
  • 2 1/4 c. sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 c. vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp. poppy seeds
  • 1 1/2 c. milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 Tbsp. melted butter
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 1/2 c. powder sugar
    or use 3/4 cup reg sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. almond extract
  • 1/4 c. orange juice
  1. Mix dry ingredients together, and then mix in wet ingredients.

  2. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 inch pans 1 hour. For smaller loafs 20-45 minutes.

  3. Mean while whisk together glaze until sugar is incorporated.
  4. Prick holes in the surface of the cooked loaves with a toothpick.

  5. Pour glaze over immediately after removing bread from oven.
  6. Let cool. Enjoy!
  7. Yields: 2 8 inch loaves. For smaller aliminum pans (3x5 inches) will make about 5 loaves and bakes for about 30 minutes.

Recipe Notes

*To test if your loaf is done press down in the middle- if it springs up it is cooked through, if it stays depressed it need more cooking time. 


Nutrition Facts
Almond Poppyseed Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 317 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 22mg7%
Sodium 96mg4%
Potassium 144mg4%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Sugar 29g32%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 70IU1%
Vitamin C 1.2mg1%
Calcium 77mg8%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.