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Lemon Poppy Seed Bread Recipe

Lil' Luna
Soft and moist Lemon Poppy Seed bread. This quick bread recipe is simple and so full of flavor it's sure to be gone in minutes!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Cool 10 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Bread
Cuisine American
Servings 3 loaves
Calories 1613 kcal


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 2 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 1 1/8 cups vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 tsp lemon extract


  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon extract


  • Mix together your flour, salt, baking powder, poppy seeds and 2½ cups white sugar in a large bowl or kitchen aid. Add the eggs, milk, oil, sour cream, vanilla, and lemon extract until smooth. Distribute batter evenly into 3 greased 8x4 inch pans.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 50-55 minutes. Cool loaves in pans for 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack.
  • Frosting: Mix together orange juice, powdered sugar and lemon extract until well combined. Pour over your loafs while they are still hot. Allow to cool completely before serving.


Calories: 1613kcalCarbohydrates: 305gProtein: 24gFat: 34gSaturated Fat: 19gCholesterol: 215mgSodium: 1347mgPotassium: 789mgFiber: 4gSugar: 206gVitamin A: 955IUVitamin C: 11.1mgCalcium: 437mgIron: 7.4mg
Keyword Lemon Poppy Seed Bread
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