Onion-Poppy Seed Biscuit Loaf

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

I found this recipe in a magazine while waiting in a doctor's office. It looked so good, I made it that evening with dinner. This is tasty & quick, and I would imagine you could experiment with any number of seasonings to go with a variety of menus. These can also be baked separately on a cookie sheet instead of the loaf pan.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 14 cup butter or 14 cup margarine, melted
  • 2 tablespoons minced dried onion
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seed
  • 2 (12 ounce) cans refrigerated biscuits (10 biscuits per can, NOT the Jumbo size)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees; lightly grease a 9x5 loaf pan, or use a non-stick loaf pan& set aside.
  2. Melt butter or margarine in a medium-sized bowl; stir in the minced dried onion& poppy seeds.
  3. Open the cans of biscuits& separate them.
  4. Dip each biscuit quickly into the butter mixture, turning to coat both sides.
  5. Line up the biscuits in the loaf pan, standing them on edge, forming two long rows; drizzle any remaining butter mixture on top of completed loaf.
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. (You may find you need to lower your oven temperature to 325 degrees in order for the middles of the center biscuits to get done; or you can bake these individually on a cookie sheet after dipping them in the butter mixture.).


Most Helpful

This tastes great. My guests just raved about it. I didn't have a loaf pan so I put it in a bundt pan. It turned out beautiful. I'm not sure I would even use a loaf pan now after seeing these results. I will experiment with different spices and additions to the biscuits. This is a sure keeper.Thanks again mary scheffert.5 stars all the way.

wendylou March 21, 2004

Great recipe! I had one similar for an herb biscuit loaf but the spices are not as complimentary as your recipe. Everyone loved it! I served it in an 8x8 square pan with the biscuits folded in rows. This is staying in my recipe file for sure!

Chef Doozer August 23, 2007

This is a delicious bread. Looks like you went to a lot of trouble, but it is so easy. I also found this recipe in a Southern Living mag and cut it out. You will get raves when you fix it. DH and I loved it! I really like the idea of using a bundt pan for a neat look! Thanks for posting this where I can find the recipe!

Bobtail August 29, 2004

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