Poppyseed Pecan Bread
Ingredients for Bread:
3 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1-1/2 cups milk
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2-1/2 cups sugar
2 tablespoons poppyseeds
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup chopped Georgia pecans
Ingredients for Glaze:
¾ cup sugar
¼ cup orange juice
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Lightly grease and flour two 9-inch loaf pans.
In small bowl, stir together flour, salt and baking powder; set aside.
In large bowl, beat eggs and add milk, oil and sugar. Add poppyseeds and vanilla; then fold in pecans.
Fold dry ingredients into batter and stir until batter is smooth.
Pour batter into prepared pans and bake 1 hour and 15 minutes or until loaves test done.
While loaves are baking, combine sugar and orange juice in a small saucepan. Once glaze comes to a boil, remove from heat.
Remove loaves from pan and place on wire rack. Spoon glaze over warm loaves.
Let cool before slicing.