Lemon Poppyseed Loaf

Citrus goes beautifully with our Golden Quickbread Mix. All you need extra is a couple of lemons and some poppy seeds and you have a tangy tea-time classic, reborn as a healthy whole grain treat. Or try it for dessert served with berries and a little freshly whipped cream.

Dry Mix

Wet Mix

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 stick (4 tbsp) butter, melted
  • 2 tbsp (27g) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 3/4 cups (420g) plain yogurt
  • 2 lemons, juice and zest
  • 1/4 cup (40g) poppyseeds
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. preheat oven to 350°F, lightly grease a 9 by 5 inch loaf pan
  2. juice and zest the lemons; mix together with sugar and set aside
  3. in a large mixing bowl, whisk the eggs to incorporate some air
  4. whisk in melted butter and olive oil (or equivalent quantity of your favourite oil)
  5. add yogurt, lemon mixture and vanilla; whisk smooth
  6. stir in poppy seeds
  7. add the entire 500g bag of grains and stir gently until JUST mixed (do not overmix)
  8. fill loaf pan, sprinkle with sanding sugar and bake about 55 min

Makes 1 large loaf

David Zivot

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