Lemon Poppyseed Amish Friendship Bread Recipe is a deliciously lemony take on the classic | Bread/Muffins

Two of my favorite ingredients are lemon and poppy seeds. I love just about everything lemon – lemonade, lemon shortbread, lemon bars, lemon cheesecake, lemon meringue pie, lemon pudding, vodka with lemonade (!), lemon squeezed in my water and soda. I think lemon makes most things better.

My love of poppyseeds stems from my childhood – poppyseed bagels and poppyseed pastries from a local bakery, to be precise. Lemon poppy seed bread is therefore the perfect dessert bread for me.

This Amish Friendship Bread recipe is a zesty, lemony twist on the classic Amish Friendship Bread. I highly recommend it!


Type of cuisine: American

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour

Total duration: 1 hour and 20 minutes

Servings: Makes 2 loaves


Here’s how to do it:

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, poppy seeds and lemon pudding.
  2. In another bowl, combine the Amish starter, eggs, milk, applesauce, vanilla, and vegetable oil. Add to dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
  3. Spray two 9 inch bread molds with cooking spray and pour half the batter into each. Bake in preheated 325 degree F oven for 1 hour. Let cool for 10 minutes. Remove the bread from the pans and serve.

Remarks: Feel free to use mini loaf pans as an alternative. These loaves of bread, in all sizes, make great gifts! To make muffins, scoop 3 tablespoons into greased muffin tins and reduce baking time to about 23-25 ​​minutes at 350 degrees F.

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