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lemon poppyseed bread
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Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

This tangy lemon bread is made with a yellow cake mix, lemon pudding, poppy seeds, lemon juice, eggs, water and a little oil. Drizzled with a simple lemon glaze, for a perfectly flavored, moist quick bread.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course: bread, Dessert, Quick Bread, Snack/ Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon poppy seed bread
Servings: 12
Calories: 276kcal


  • 1 yellow cake mix
  • 1 3 oz instant lemon pudding
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp poppy seeds

Lemon Glaze

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice


  • Preheat oven to 350º F. Grease a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan.
  • In a large mixing bowl mix together the cake mix, pudding, eggs, water, oil and poppy seeds. Stir by hand or mix with an electric mixer until well combined and no lumps appear.
  • Pour into well greased loaf pan. Bake for 35-40 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Lemon Glaze

  • Combine the glaze ingredients in a small bowl and whisk until sugar is dissolved.
  • Drizzle over the top of the cooked loaf once it has cooled and been removed from the pan.


Calories: 276kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 361mg | Potassium: 44mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 111mg | Iron: 1mg