- Course: Dessert
- Skill Level: Easy
- Cost: Moderate
- Favorited: 44 Times
Can be made ahead of time.
Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
1. In a large bowl or food processor, beat together sugar, margarine, egg, lemon zest and juice, mixing well. Add milk, mixing well.
2. Combine flour, poppy seeds, baking powder and baking soda; add to bowl alternately with yogurt, mixing just until incorporated. Do not overmix. Pour into pan and bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until a tester inserted into center comes out dry.
3. Glaze: Prick holes in top of loaf with fork. Combine icing sugar with lemon juice; pour over loaf.
When using margarine, choose a soft (nonhydrogenated) version to limit consumption of trans fats.
Make ahead: Bake a day before or freeze for up to 6 weeks.
Barb's Nutrition: The lemon glaze on this loaf adds a lot of flavor but only a small amount of carbohydrate. The small quantity of icing sugar contributes about 2 grams of carbohydrate per serving.