This is almond poppy seed bread is a fun recipe to bake with your kids! Pro tip: double the recipe and bring a loaf to a neighbor to brighten their day.
- 3 cups flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 3 eggs
- 1 1/8 cups cooking oil
- 2 1/4 cups sugar
- 1 1/2 cups milk
- 1 1/2 Tablespoon . poppy seeds
- 1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
- 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
For the bread: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all of the ingredients together. Pour into greased baking pans. Makes 6 small loaves or 2 large loaves. Bake at 350 for 50-60 minutes for large pans and less for smaller pans. If you have a dark metal pan make sure to bake it for less time at a lower temperature.
For the Glaze: Pour all ingredients into a small saucepan and let cook on stove on medium heat until sugar dissolves. Remove bread from pans, poke small holes with a fork all over and pour glaze over warm bread. Use knife or spatula to bring the glaze that has run off up and over the warm bread until it stays on.