Chamomile Lemon Poppy Seed Breakfast Bread recipe -

Chamomile Lemon Poppy Seed Breakfast Bread

Moist and sweet Chamomile Lemon Poppy Seed Breakfast Bread with lemon juice and zest, poppy seeds, almond extract and brewed chamomile tea.
Course Bread
Cuisine American
Keyword easy breakfast bread, easy poppy seed bread, poppy seed breakfast bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 slices
Calories 300kcal
Author Plating Pixels


  • 2 Bigelow Cozy Chamomile tea bags
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • ½ cup milk
  • ¼ cup light olive oil
  • Juice and zest of 1 large lemon
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract


  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Pour ½ cup boiling water into a bowl. Add 2 tea bags and steep until brewed and cooled. Discard bags and set tea aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Form a well in center and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, combine egg, milk, olive oil, lemon juice, zest, poppy seeds and brewed tea. Pour into flour mixture and stir just until moist and combined.
  • Pour batter into a greased 8x4x3-inch loaf pan. Bake 50-60 minutes, until top is lightly browned and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. If serving immediately, cool on a wire rack for 30 minutes before slicing. If refrigerating overnight, cool completely on rack and store covered in fridge; slice before serving.


Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 162mg | Potassium: 170mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 1.8mg