Lemon Poppy Seed Cake Bread

I was recently sent a sugar replacement product called Xagave as well as a cookbook and I was excited to try some recipes. I love that the Xagave is all natural without a bunch of chemicals. It has a very delicious sweet taste and absolutely no after taste. The kids and I found a recipe for a lemon cake bread that sounded really tasty and fun to make. We adapted the recipe a bit by adding some lemon juice, lemon extract and poppy seeds – the cake turned out very moist and delicious. I loved the lemony flavor of this bread and the tiny crunch from the poppy seeds – it was a huge hit with the entire family. I am very impressed with Xagave and look forward to making more recipes using it.

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake Bread:
Recipe and photo by For the Love of Cooking.net
Adapted recipe from Delicious Meets Nutritious – Xagave
  • 1 cup of Xagave
  • Zest and juice of 3 lemons
  • 3/4 cup of canola oil
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 2/3 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp lemon extract (not pictured)
  • 1-2 tsp poppy seeds

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Coat to 8×4 loaf pans with canola cooking spray. In a large bowl, whisk Xagave, lemon zest, lemon juice and oil together. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each is added. Stir in remaining ingredients just until dry ingredients are combined. Pour batter into prepared pans.

Bake for 50-60 minutes or until a tester inserted in center comes out clean. Cool and serve. Enjoy.

Click here for a printable version of this recipe – For the Love of Cooking.net

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