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Lemon Poppyseed Chamomile Tea Bread

What’s more calming than chamomile? Paired with lemon and poppyseed this tea bread can be a delightful pause in your day.

Lemon Poppyseed Chamomile Tea Bread | Winni Wanderer


· 2 cups whole wheat flour

· poppy seeds, to taste, at least 2 Tbsp

· 2 lemons, washed, juiced, and zested

· 1 cup soy milk

· 3 tablespoon vital wheat gluten

· ¼ cup chamomile tea, steeped dark and cooled (2 bags)

· 2 tablespoon canola oil

· 1 teaspoon salt

· 1 teaspoon baking powder

· sweetener options: ½ cup sugar -or- ½ cup maple syrup or agave syrup

· 1 tsp. cinnamon

· 1 tsp. vanilla extract organic

· thin lemon slices, for garnish-about three

For the sweet-lemon-glaze:

· 2 tablespoon agave syrup

· 1 tablespoon lemon

· pinch dry sweetener


1. Combine in Bowl: First, mix dry ingredients and then add in liquids: Flour, sweetener, poppy seeds, wheat gluten, lemon juice, soy milk, canola oil, lemon zest, salt, baking powder, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and cooled chamomile tea.

Mix briskly with a spoon. Once a creamy batter is attained, pour into greased (or use parchment paper) bread pan.

2. Top Garnish: Apply three very thinly sliced lemon slices to top of loaf. Drizzle sweet-lemon glaze on top. Sprinkle a pinch of sugar on slices to caramelize the rind.

3. Bake: Bake at 350 degrees for forty-five minutes or until a light brown crust forms. Allow to cool for twenty minutes before removing from pan.


Source: “Lemon Poppyseed Chamomile Tea Bread”’ Recipe. N.p. 19 Oct. 2019. Web. 5 Dec. 2023.


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