Best Poppy Seed Recipes To Try This Fall

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Poppy seeds are having a bit of a moment in the culinary world. These tiny little seeds add a nutty flavor to dishes and provide an interesting texture as well. With their earthy flavor and crunchy texture, poppy seeds can add a whole new dimension to any recipe. This fall, why not try some of the best poppy seeds recipes? From salads to muffins and even main dishes, we’ve got you covered with five delicious recipes that are perfect for this season. So grab your baking sheets and preheat the oven—it’s time to get cooking!

Poppy Seed Chicken

When it comes to fall comfort food, there is nothing quite like a big bowl of hearty chicken and dumplings. This dish is even more delicious when made with rich and flavourful poppy seed chicken. The best part about this meal is that it can easily be made in advance and reheated for a quick and easy weeknight dinner. Simply cook the chicken and dumplings ahead of time and store them in the fridge or freezer until you’re ready to eat. When you’re ready to enjoy, simply reheat the chicken and dumplings until they’re warmed through. Serve with a side of green beans or roasted potatoes for a complete meal.

Poppy Seed Cookies

Poppy seed cookies are the perfect fall treat! They are soft and chewy, with a slightly nutty flavor that is irresistible. This easy recipe comes together in just a few minutes, and the results are absolutely delicious. Be sure to use fresh poppy seeds for the best flavor.

Poppy Seed Cake

1. Poppy Seed Cake


1 cup all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

½ teaspoon salt

½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature

1 cup sugar, divided
2 large eggs, separated

½ cup milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

⅓ cup poppy seeds


Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour an 8-inch cake pan.

In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.

In a large bowl, cream butter and ¾ cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolks until well blended. Stir in the flour mixture alternately with the milk, beginning and ending with the flour mixture; mix just until blended after each addition. Stir in vanilla extract and poppy seeds.

In another large bowl, beat egg whites on medium speed until foamy. Gradually add the remaining ¼ cup sugar, beating constantly until stiff peaks form. Gently fold into the batter just until blended. Pour batter into prepared pan; bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely on wire rack

Poppy Seed Salad Dressing

This poppy seed salad dressing is a creamy, dreamy, and deliciously easy way to dress up any salad! It’s made with mayonnaise, sour cream, and milk, and is flavored with poppy seeds, vinegar, sugar, and salt. I like to add a little bit of onion powder to my dressing as well, but that’s totally optional. This dressing is great on green salads, fruit salads, pasta salads, or really any kind of salad you can think of!

Poppy Seed Bagels

Poppy seed bagels are a classic fall treat. They’re perfect for a quick breakfast or snack, and they’re also great for making ahead and freezing for later. Here are some of our favorite poppy seed recipes to try this fall:

-Poppy Seed Bagel Recipe with Cinnamon Sugar: This recipe is a twist on the classic poppy seed bagel. It’s made with cinnamon sugar, which gives the bagels a sweet and spicy flavor.

-Poppy Seed Bagel Bites: These bite-sized bagels are perfect for on-the-go snacking. They’re filled with cream cheese and poppy seeds, and they’re rolled in cinnamon sugar for a sweet and crunchy coating.

-Mini Poppy Seed Bagels: These mini bagels are perfect for kids (or adults who want a miniature version of the classic). They’re baked in mini muffin tins, so they cook up quickly and evenly. And, they can be frozen and reheated for an easy breakfast or snack.

Poppy Seed Tea Bread

Poppy seed tea bread is the perfect fall treat! This easy-to-make bread is infused with the flavor of fresh poppy seeds and gets its moist, fluffy texture from buttermilk. Serve it with a dollop of honey for a delicious breakfast or snack.

Poppy Seed Chicken Salad

Poppy seed chicken salad is a great way to use up leftover chicken. It’s also a great option for a light lunch or dinner. To make the salad, start by cooking the chicken in a pan until it’s cooked through. Then, chop the chicken into small pieces. In a bowl, mix together the chopped chicken, mayonnaise, celery, onion, grapes, and poppy seeds. Season the salad with salt and pepper to taste. Serve the salad on a bed of greens or in a sandwich.

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

There’s something about the flavor of poppy seeds that just screams “fall.” Maybe it’s the nuttiness, or the fact that they pair so well with lemon. Whatever the reason, we love poppy seed recipes this time of year.

And these lemon poppy seed muffins are the perfect fall treat. They’re moist and fluffy, with a hint of citrus from the lemon zest. And of course, they’re packed with those delicious poppy seeds.

If you’re looking for a fun and easy baking project this fall, give these muffins a try. We guarantee you’ll love them!

Poppy Seed Biscuits

There’s something about poppy seeds that make them irresistible. Maybe it’s their nutty flavor, or their crunchy texture. Either way, we can’t get enough of them! And what better time to enjoy poppy seeds than in the fall?

Poppy seed biscuits are the perfect fall treat. They’re not too sweet, but they have just enough of a poppy seed flavor to satisfy your cravings. Plus, they’re super easy to make! Here’s our recipe for the best poppy seed biscuits:

-1 cup all-purpose flour
-1 tablespoon baking powder
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-6 tablespoons cold butter, cut into cubes
-1/4 cup sugar
-1/4 cup milk
-1 egg yolk
-1 teaspoon vanilla extract
-2 tablespoons poppy seeds
Instructions:Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut in butter until it resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in sugar. Add milk, egg yolk, vanilla extract, and poppy seeds until dough comes together.Turn out onto a floured surface and knead for 1 minute. Roll out to 1/2 inch thickness and use a biscuit cutter to cut out biscuits. Place on prepared baking sheet and bake for 12 minutes, or until golden brown.”

Blueberry Poppy Seed Pancakes

If you love blueberries and poppy seeds, then you’ll adore these delicious blueberry poppy seed pancakes! They’re light and fluffy, with a hint of sweetness from the berries and a subtle nuttiness from the seeds. Plus, they’re super easy to make – just mix together the ingredients, cook on a griddle or frying pan, and enjoy! Serve with some butter and maple syrup, or your favorite toppings, and get ready to fall in love with this flavor combination.