Lemon Poppy Seeds Bread

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Calories: 2896 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Loaded with tangy sweet citrusy flavor, and strong poppy seed component, this Lemon Poppy Seed Bread is a must make recipe.



  • 2 cups All purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp Lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1/4 cup Yogurt
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup Olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Black Poppy seeds If Black ones are not available, you can use white ones as well

For topping

  • 1/4 cup Confectioner’s sugar - 1/4 cup
  • 3 tbsp Lemon juice - 3 tbsp


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees C.
  2. Grease and line a 10X4.5inch loaf pan.
  3. Mix all the dry ingredients in a bowl.
  4. Mix all the wet ingredients in another bowl.
  5. Mix wet ingredients with dry ingredients.
  6. Do not over mix.
  7. Add popped sees and give the batter a quick mix.
  8. Pour the batter in the prepared pan.
  9. Bake for 40-45 minutes until a tooth pick comes out clean.
  10. Cover the pan with a piece of aluminium foil after 25-30 minutes, if the cake starts to brown from the top too fast.
  11. Remove the pan from oven and let the bread cool for 5 minutes.
  12. Remove the bread from pan and cool on a cooling rack.
  13. Heat lemon juice and confectioner’s sugar in a pan until nicely combined and smooth.
  14. Pour the topping over the bread.
  15. Cut the loaf into slices and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Lemon Poppy Seed Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2896 Calories from Fat 1116
% Daily Value*
Fat 124g191%
Saturated Fat 21g131%
Cholesterol 347mg116%
Sodium 1430mg62%
Potassium 1149mg33%
Carbohydrates 405g135%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 210g233%
Protein 43g86%
Vitamin A 735IU15%
Vitamin C 19.4mg24%
Calcium 515mg52%
Iron 14.1mg78%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.