Back around Easter time, when I was feeling the urge for the tastes of childhood holidays past, I pulled How Sweet It Is Without the Sugar off my cookbook shelf and thumbed through for something lemony. Jean Wade’s recipe for Lemon-Poppy Seed Tea Loaf looked like a good option but I didn’t want to wait her 55 -80 minute baking time plus cooling time to dig into the product. So I opted to use her recipe but to bake the batter in my silicone brioche molds.
They are made using the basic “muffin method” — dry ingredients in bowl one, wet in bowl two,
The results are attractive, no?
I did learn, however, that they don’t so great right out of the oven. They are so much better the 2nd or even 3rd day.