Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

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Lemon Poppyseed Bread - Marty's Musings

It was such a lovely day in my hometown yesterday.

A brisk breeze accompanied the rays of sun shining on us from the heavens above.

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread - Marty's Musings

And then today happened.

Wet, dreary with a forecast of wintry mush.

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread - Marty's Musings

I’m just going to close my eyes and pretend that I’m sitting on our deck with the warm breezes blowing….

instead of bundled up in my parka and ski hat. 

(Not really……I don’t even own a parka and ski hat, but you get the idea.)

To help you visualize that happy place with me I’m sharing my Lemon Poppy Seed Bread recipe.

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread - Marty's Musings

A touch of spring in a loaf of quick bread.

It is totally delicious and a fabulous way to start the day!

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread - Marty's Musings

I’m also joining with The Scoop’s Mega Spring Linky Party.

35+ bloggers are sharing their spring inspiration  so we can all be encouraged to hold on for spring!

The Scoop's Mega Spring Linky Party 

When you link up you will automatically be linked to all of the participating blogs.

Happy spring, ya’ll! 

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread
This delicious quick bread adds a touch of elegance to any meal.
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  1. Bread
  2. 3 cups flour
  3. 2 1/2 cups sugar
  4. 1 1/2 tsp salt
  5. 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  6. 3 eggs
  7. 1 1/2 cups milk
  8. 1 cup plus 1 Tbs vegetabl oil
  9. 2 Tbs poppy seeds
  10. 1 1/2 Tbs lemon juice
  11. 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  12. Lemon Glaze
  13. 1 cup confectioners sugar
  14. 2-3 Tbs lemon juice
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease two 9x5 loaf pans and set aside.
  2. Place all bread ingredients in a bowl and mix with an electric beater for 2 minutes.
  3. Pour into pans and bake for 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in middle of bread comes out clean.
  4. Let bread cool completely.
  5. Make lemon glaze and drizzle over top and sides of bread.
Marty's Musings http://www.martysmusings.net/
 For more of my favorite bread recipes try my Chocolate Chip Banana Bread, Banana Crumb Muffins, Jiffy Corn Bread with Creamed Corn or my delicious bread machine Homemade Hamburger Buns.

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  1. Oh my – this sounds so good! I love anything lemony. I’ll take a cup of coffee with my slice, please.

  2. This looks absolutely wonderful, Marty. I think it would make a great addition to our Easter breakfast menu.

  3. The bread looks mighty tasty. Can I join you in your delusions — I mean fantasies? So done with this weather. Maybe we should go to Utah now; I bet it’s sunny and warm there!

    • I’m sure Utah would be a lovely place to visit in March! I do love sweater weather and this snow is even pretty. So glad I did my tablescape yesterday!

  4. Yum Marty! Thanks for hosting all these ladies and their wonderful spring ideas.

  5. Wonderful recipe Marty! Thanks for sharing. I think I will make this one for a company coming for the weekend.

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