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Lemon Poppy Seed Bread
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Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

If you are a lover of bread and all types of it, then I have a new recipe for you that may just become a favorite. This Lemon Poppy Seed Bread is not only delicious in texture, but in flavor as well.  If you love this type of bread recipe, this lemon poppy seed bread is a must. 
Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 8 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon poppy seed bread
Servings: 1 loaf
Author: Jill

Ingredients

  • 2 C flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • 1 large lemon zested
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 12 tbsp unsalted butter softened
  • 1 C sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tsp lemon extract
  • ¼ C fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • ¾ C buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp poppy seeds

Lemon Icing

  • 1 C powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 2 tbsp lemon zest

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9x5 loaf pan with pam baking spray
  • Using a medium bowl, whisk the flour, baking powder, baking soda, lemon zest, and salt
  • Using a large bowl and hand mixer, beat together the butter and sugar until combined and fluffy
  • Beat in the eggs, one at a time until combined
  • Beat in the buttermilk until combined
  • Beat in the lemon extract and lemon juice until combined
  • Gradually beat in the dry ingredients until combined
  • Fold in the poppy seeds until combined
  • Spoon batter into the loaf pan and bake in the oven for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick or knife comes out clean
  • Allow cooling for 15 minutes before moving onto a wire rack
  • Using a medium bowl, whisk together all icing ingredients until combined and smooth
  • Pour over the loaf and allow the icing to harden
  • Enjoy!