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Recipe for family meals :

Poppy Seed Bread

This recipe has been contributed by Becky who like me loves cooking good food, especially for the family. You can find more of Becky's recipes, as well as finding out more about her, at her website.

This is what Becky said about this recipe:

"I have no idea where I got this recipe, but it is definitely one of our favorites. It's so moist and so tasty. We just love the stuff".

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3 eggs
1 1/4 cups oil
3 cups flour
2 1/4 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups milk
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons each vanilla, almond and butter extracts
1 1/2 tablespoons poppy seeds

1/4 cup orange juice
3/4 cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon each vanilla, almond and butter extracts

  • Preheat oven to 350º.
  • Grease and flour 2 loaf pans.
  • Mix together ingredients and bake for one hour.
  • Mix glaze.
  • While bread is still warm, poke about 7 to 10 holes in each loaf. Pour glaze slowly over entire loaves.
  • Allow glaze to soak in and then turn out onto wire rack to cool completely.


  • In small pan mix ingredients.
  • Bring to boil over medium high heat. Boil about 1 minute.
  • Allow to cool slightly before pouring over breads.

Makes 2