Lemon Poppyseed Bread

Stephanie Dodd


This is my signature bread and I have been making it for 20 years and never posted the recipe. It is an extremely moist bread and always requested by family and friends for any occasion. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do. It also freezes well.


★★★★★ 4 votes

10 Min
40 Min


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  • 1 box
    lemon cake mix (do not use cake mix with pudding in it)
  • 1 box
    lemon instant pudding (small)
  • 4
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    water (i use 1/2 water and 1/2 lemon juice)
  • 1/8 c

How to Make Lemon Poppyseed Bread


  1. Stir ingredients well; do not use mixer. Pour into two greased loaf pans. Bake 40 - 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean Since you add pudding to this cake mix, buy a mix without pudding in it.
  2. Glaze: powdered sugar and lemon juice. Just add lemon juice until glaze consistency. Pour over loaves and cool in pans for 10 minutes. Invert. Wrap well in plastic wrap.

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About Lemon Poppyseed Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads

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