Almond Poppy Seed Tea Bread

Almond Poppy Seed Tea Bread

This Almond Poppy Seed Tea Bread recipe is courtesy of my good friend Megan. It was passed down to her by her mother. It is a lovely addition to any afternoon tea.

Almond Poppy Seed Tea Bread

3 cups flour
½ tsp salt
1 ½ tsp baking powder
2 cups sugar
1 ½ Tbsp Poppy seeds
1 1/2 tsp almond extract
3 eggs
1 ½ cups milk
1 cup + 2 Tbsp oil (light olive)
1 ½ tsp vanilla extract

Mix 1-2 minutes then pour into greased and floured loaf pans (3 small or 2 large). Bake 1 hour at 350 degrees. Cool 5 minutes then remove from pans.


¼ cup orange juice
½ tsp almond extract
½ tsp vanilla extract
¾ cup sugar

Stir to dissolve sugar and brush hot bread with glaze on all sides.

Almond Poppy Seed Tea Bread after it had its little Glazing bath…

Sidenote: I actually ran out of poppy seed while making this! There would be more poppy seeds if I had the right amount left.


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