• 1 1/2 Cups All-purpose Flour
  • 2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 Cup Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Fiori di Sicilia (See Notes Above)
  • 3 Large Eggs At Room Temperature
  • 1 Large Myer Lemon, Zested And Juiced
  • 2 Tablespoons Poppy Seeds
  • 3/4 Cup Powdered Sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray an 8 x 4 inch loaf pan with baking spray.
  3. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  4. In a second bowl, use an electric hand mixer to blend the sugar, yogurt, oil, extract, and eggs.
  5. Add half the lemon juice along with the zest and mix until blended.
  6. Pour the dry ingredients into the wet and stir together with a wooden spoon until the flour mixture has been incorporated.
  7. Stir in the poppy seeds.
  8. Bake the loaf for 45 to 50 minutes, or until a cake tester inserted into the center comes out cleanly.
  9. Cool for 10 minutes then remove from the pan and cool completely.
  10. To make the glaze, place the powdered sugar in a small bowl, and drizzle in the remaining lemon juice, whisking continuously until you reach your desired thickness.
  11. Drizzle the glaze over the cooled loaf and let sit until set.