"Recipes are meant to be shared"...Ann Thibeault

Monday, June 07, 2010

Vanilla Poppy Seed Loaf

I was looking for something sweet to make the other morning and came across a recipe for Poppy Seed Bread on The Girl That Ate Everything Blog. Her pictures were really wonderful.

The original recipe was almond flavoured which I don't really care for. So I just increased the vanilla. The recipe also called for "butter" flavouring so I took care of that by using melted butter for most of the oil.  I also changed the glaze. 

The recipe, posted below has the changes I made. But you can find the original recipe here.


 Vanilla Poppy Seed Loaf

adapted from;
The Girl that Ate Everything Blog

3 cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
3 eggs
3/4 cups melted butter
3/8 cups cooking oil
2 1/4 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups milk
1 1/2 T. poppy seeds
1 tablespoon vanilla



Mix all together dry ingredients.   Mix the eggs, butter/oil, eggs, milk and vanilla together. Add to dry ingredients and stir to mix.  Do not over mix. Pour into muffin cups and/or loaf buttered loaf pans.    Bake at 350 for about 20 minutes for muffins and 30  to 35 minutes for mini loaf pans.   Large loafs will take 50 to 60 m and less for smaller pans.

Warm Butter Glaze
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup butter
2 tablespoons water
2 teaspoons vanilla

Add sugars and butter to small sauce pan.  Add water.
Cook over low heat until sugars melt.  Do not bring to a boil.  Remove from heat and add vanilla.   Poke holes in muffins/loaves.  Spoon the warm butter glaze over cakes.









20 comments:

  1. Oh Ann, cut it out!!!! This looks so darn good. I would never leave this loaf alone and could easily, very easily eat the whole thing!!!!

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  2. Ann, this loaf looks great!

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  3. Oh my gosh- your pictures are so lovely! I have an old, old recipe in my files that's almost identical- handwritten and I have no idea by whom! Now I'll have to make this
    xoxo Pattie

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  4. Oh, my favorite kind of sweet treat. I couldn't pass this on the counter without slicing off a serving. The glaze is the perfect finish.

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  5. Thanks for posting this. Looks yummy! Also led me to another wonderful blog! List is always growing...

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  6. I just saw this recipe on her blog yesterday and it looked so good I bookmarked it. I like your changed too!

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  7. Oh, poppy seed bread is wonderful. This sounds just great! This weekend sounds like the time for me to "just do it"!

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  8. This looks positively loverly, Ann! I never would have thought to do poke holes in this type of loaf cake/bread. I've only done it with the Jell-O down into cakes. I bet it tastes absolutely wonderful.

    I watched Am. Test Kitchen swirl blueberry jam into the center of their blueberry muffins for added flavor. I can't wait to try that, too!

    Sorry to have missed the Blog Showcase last week.
    Are you still holding them?

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  9. Your pictures are amazing......I can eat this whole loaf by myself. thanks for sharing.

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  10. Thanks for the lovely recipe and for emphasizing how much time for what kind of pan - muffin, small loaf or large loaf. I like to make my quick breads in small loaf pans because I live alone. Also, I give the small loaves to friends. I will definately be making this one! Thanks Ann Love your blogs

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  11. MMMmmmmmmmmm....I want a piece!

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  12. That looks wonderful. I'm copying the recipe to serve to my Garden Club in September. They'll adore it. I've never seen a glaze quite like this one and can't wait to try it!

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  13. I was looking all over the internet for a Vanilla Poppy Seed Muffin recipe, this is going to be perfect! Thank you for sharing this recipe!

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  14. I found this via Pinterest and after visiting your blog, I added you to my favorites! I also linked back to your site! Thanks!!!!!

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