Lemon Poppy Seed Bread
Yields: 2 big loaves (8.5"x4.5"x2.5")
1 package white cake mix
1 package instant coconut (or coconut cream) pudding
2 tablespoons poppy seeds
1/2 cup oil
1 cup - 2T hot water
1 T lemon zest
2 T fresh lemon juice
4 T sliced almonds (optional)
Grease loaf pans. Mix all ingredients except for sliced almonds together and beat for 4 minutes. Pour equally into 2 loaf pans. Sprinkle each loaf with 2 tablespoons almonds. Cook at 350 degrees for 35 minutes or until done. Tent foil if necessary to prevent top from too much browning. Cool on metal rack. Ice if desired once completely cooled.
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
Add powdered sugar until desired consistency (~2 cups)
**The batter can also be used to make muffins.