Wednesday, August 12, 2009

I made this bread the other day and it was a hit! I meant to get a picture of it so I could post it but it was all gone before I could snap a pic! (I don't know how to get rid of the underline on the typing...weird???)

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread


2 C sugar

1 c vegetable oil

3 eggs

1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

1 tsp lemon extract

2 Tbsp poppy seeds

3 C all-purpose flour

1 1/2 tsp baking powder

1 1/2 tsp salt

1 1/2 c milk


2 TBSP lemon juice

3/4 c confectioners' sugar

Preheat oven to 350*F. Grease and flour 2 loaf pans. Combine sugar, oil, eggs, vanilla and lemon extracts in a lg. bowl; mix well. Stir in poppy seeds

2. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Add flour mixture and milk to sugar mixture alternately, mixing well after each addition. Divide batter evenly between prepared pans.

3. Bake loaves for 45 min. or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Loosen edges from sides of pans. Cool loaves in pans for 10 min. Turn out onto wire racks.

4. For icing, blend lemon juice and confectioners' sugar in a small bowl. Drizzle over warm loaves.

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