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This was delicious, HeatherFeather! The glaze with the hiont of orange is so good! Very Moist!Thanks so much for this recipe.

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RecipeNut September 10, 2002

Heather! This recipe is wonderful, my family really enjoyed it. Thank you for sharing it. I did make some adjustments to the recipe...I added the zest of two oranges into the cake mixture. That gave the cake a nice tinge of orange. Something I like with poppy seeds. And i I baked the cake in a bundt. It took exactly 1hr and it was ready. Great golden brown on the outside...and really nice and moist inside. This is a real keeper.

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KitchenManiac September 13, 2003

My family loves sweet breads and this is one of our favorites. We've been making this recipe for over 20 years and it always is a hit. Much better than those muffins you see in the stores and very easy.

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Mysterygirl April 02, 2004

Heather, this is SO good! Just enough orange flavor in the glaze really made it special. This is a very easy recipe to make. I love poppy seed cakes and this is easier to make and tastes as good or better. Very moist. I didn't change anything in this recipe. It's perfect!

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MizzNezz September 30, 2003

I make this same bread but mine calls for 2 tablespoons poppy seeds. Recipes were almost exact except for that. This bread is SO GOOD. I have made it a lot. Great recipe, thank you for posting.

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Dixie from Kansas December 20, 2013

This is great bread. My recipe also calls for 1 1/8 cup oil and other than that I followed the recipe exact. It made 7 mini loaves when filled 2/3 full and took 35 min to bake. I poked holes in the top with a toothpick and poured on glaze after it cooled 10 min. Perfect bread..light, sweet, great. Everyone should try this.

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talktojvc February 06, 2010

I was going to post a similar recipe, but found it's already here. My only difference is I use 1 1/8 c oil rather than 1 1/4. And I use granulated sugar in the glaze, not powdered. Not big differences. This is my ultimate favorite poppy seed bread recipe -- and I tried a few before trying this recipe. I usually make 5 mini-loaves, baked for about 35 min, rather than big loaves. The glaze really "makes" it!

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AngieME November 03, 2009

This looked and smelled good, but seemed a little too 'eggy' for me. I even recounted my shells to be sure I didn't use too many. It tasted good, but didn't knock my socks off.

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iceitup September 09, 2005

I actually found this when I was hoping to post the same one (with a few slight variations on measurements). This is something my uncle used to make for me as a little girl before he passed away. I had my aunt looking for weeks to find it because none other can compare. Glad to see it here. Try it, you will not be disappointed!!

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Mommy of 3 (DH included) March 13, 2005
Cheryl's Poppy Seed Bread with Glaze