How to Make Poppy Seed Bread at Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

Soft and delicious, Poppy Seed Bread is the perfect dish for any occasion around the year. New year’s eve is incomplete without a bread! This is the tradition at my home.

I and my younger sister are entrusted with the responsibility of making Poppy Seed Bread, especially during New Year’s eve. Everybody is delighted at the very sight of Poppy Seed Bread on the dining table. Also, it is completely your choice to make it with glaze or without the glaze. This delicious and buttery American dessert is one of the best family recipes.

It is advised to either soak poppy seeds in hot milk, water or oil or grind them before using as soaking is instrumental in softening their tough outer coating for the facilitation of release of their unique flavouring compounds due to baking temperatures. Also, the morphine content can be reduced by approximately 70 % on washing poppy seeds with hot water.

You would surely want to make it. So, to ease things for you, I present the best ever Poppy Seed Bread Recipe.

Ingredients required for Poppy Seed Bread Recipe

All purpose flour3 cups
Salt1 1/2 teaspoons
Baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons
Large eggs 3
Milk1 1/2 cups
Vegetable oil1 1/8 cups
Sugar2 1/4 cups
Vanilla extract1 1/ 2teaspoons
Almond extract1 1/2 teaspoons
Butter extract1 1/2 teaspoons.
Poppy seeds1 1/2 tablespoons

How much time will it take?

Preparation timeCooking timeTotal time
10 minutes1 hour1 hour 10 minutes

Poppy Seed Bread Recipe

Poppy Seed Bread Recipe
  1. Take two loaf pans. Grease them with butter or non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Take a large bowl. Mix flour, salt and baking powder together.
  3. Barring poppy seeds, but the rest of the ingredients into the bowl.
  4. Whisk them for about 2-3 minutes.
  5. Now add poppy seeds.
  6. Pour out the prepared batter into greased loaf pans.
  7. Finally, bake them in an oven preheated to 350 F.

Nutritional information of Poppy Seed Bread Recipe

Total fats13.8 gm
Saturated fats 2 gm
Cholesterol24 mg
Sodium192 mg
Potassium62 mg
Carbohydrates42 gm
Fiber0.5 gm
Sugar30 gm
Protein3.1 gm
Vitamin A 64 IU
Vitamin C1 mg
Iron1 mg
Calcium56 mg

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