Perfect Poppy Seed Bread
Cook time: 40 mins
Total time: 40 mins
The texture and flavor of this recipe is seriously melt-in-your-mouth delicious!
  • 2½ cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1⅛ cups oil
  • 1½ cups milk
  • 1 tsp. butter extract
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 3 Tbsp. poppy seeds
  • 3 cups flour
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1½ tsp. baking powder
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp. butter extract
  • ½ tsp. almond extract
  1. Whisk sugar and eggs together in a large bowl.
  2. Add oil and milk and whisk until well blended.
  3. Add butter, vanilla, almond extracts and poppy seeds and whisk until well incorporated.
  4. Add flour, salt and baking powder and whisk until well incorporated.
  5. Pour into 2 greased (9x5 inch) bread pans or 5 greased mini bread pans.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F for 40-50 minutes or until done. Test with toothpick in center for doneness.
  7. To make glaze: Combine sugar, orange juice, butter, vanilla and almond extracts into a medium sauce pan. Stir to combine. Bring mixture to a boil. Once a boil has been reached, poke holes in the top of bread loaves with a fork and drizzle and evenly distribute glaze over the tops.
Recipe by Chef in Training at