Poppy Seed Bread
3 C flour
2 C sugar
1 ½ tsp baking powder
1 ½ tsp salt
2 Tbs poppy seeds
1/4 tsp baking soda
1 ½ C milk
1 C cooking oil
1 ½ tsp vanilla
1 ½ tsp almond extract
2 Tbs Butter
3/4 C sugar
1/4 C orange juice
½ tsp vanilla
½ tsp almond extract
combine flour, sugar baking powder, salt, poppy
seeds, and baking soda in a large mixer bowl. Add milk, oil eggs,
vanilla, and almond extract. Beat on low speed just until moistened.
Beat on hight speed for 2 minutes .
Pour into 2 greased and floured loaf pans. Bake in a 350 degree
oven for 1 to 1 1/4 hours or until a tooth pick inserted near the denter
comes out clean. Cool in pan on a rack for 15 minutes. Turn out onto a
plate. Prick the bread with a toothpick, or long-tined fork.
For Glaze: melt margarine or butter in a small saucepan. Add sugar,
orange juice, vanilla and almond extract. Cook over medium heat until
the sugar is dissolved and the glaze is smooth. Slowly spoon over warm bread.