This delicious poppy seed lemon bread is a quick and easy moist bread with bright lemon flavor, consisting of fresh lemons, nutty flavored poppy seeds, and a sweet lemon glaze. Enjoy this tasty lemon poppy seed bread for breakfast, tea time, or even as dessert!
In a large mixing bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer, combine the lemon zest and sugar. Mix well to release the aromatic flavors of the lemon zest.
Add the eggs and whisk until they are fully incorporated into the mixture.
Stir in the buttermilk, 3 tablespoons of lemon juice, and poppy seeds.
In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add the dry ingredients to wet.
Pour batter into the prepared cake pan and bake for 55-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.