Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf

Prep time: 10 minutes / Cook time: 45-50 minutes / Serves: 1 loaf Category: , , ,

Directions

  1. Beat butter with 1 cup sugar. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Beat in 4 tsp lemon zest.
  2. In separate bowl, whisk flour with poppy seeds, baking powder and salt.
  3. Into butter mixture, gradually add flour mixture, alternating with additions of milk, starting and ending with flour mixture and mix just until combined. Scrape batter into greased and parchment paper-lined 5×9 inch loaf pan. Smooth top.
  4. Bake in preheated 350°F oven 45-50 min. or until tester inserted into centre comes out clean. Set pan on rack to cool.
  5. Bring remaining sugar and lemon juice to a boil, just until sugar dissolves. Stir in remaining lemon zest.
  6. Remove loaf from pan, and while still warm, use a toothpick or wooden skewer to poke holes 1 inch apart, 2 inch deep into top of loaf.
  7. Brush lemon syrup onto top of loaf. Cool completely.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup + 3 tbsp sugar (divided)
  • 3 eggs
  • 5 tsp finely grated lemon zest (divided)
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 3 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice

Nutritional Information

Per serving:

  • Calories 250
  • Lipides 10 g
    • Saturated fat  5 g
  • Cholesterol 65 mg
  • Sodium  150 mg
  • Carbs
    • Fiber  1 g
    • Sugar  21 g
  • Protein 4 g

Comments

This recipe is great for breakfast, snacks and dessert!

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