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Blueberry Lemon Loaf

Blueberry Lemon Loaf

This Blueberry Lemon Bread is super moist, easy to make, and has a tangy flavor
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baking, Blueberry Lemon Loaf, Sweets
Servings: 8
Calories: 259kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ Plain white flour 265g
  • 1 cup White sugar , 220g,preferably caster/superfine
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup Plain yoghurt  preferably not low fat
  • 3 Large eggs approx 60 – 65g / 2 – 2.2 oz
  • 2 tsp Grated lemon zest 1 large or 2 small lemons
  • ½ tsp Vanilla extract or essence
  • ½ cup Vegetable oil  or canola

BLUEBERRIES

  • tbsp Flour
  • 1 ½ cup Frozen or fresh blueberries no need to defrost

OPTIONAL LEMON GLAZE

  • 1 ½ cup Confectionary / soft icing sugar sifted
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1-2 tbsp Milk

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180C/350F 
  • Butter and line a loaf pan (23.5 x 13cm / 8 1/2 x 4 1/4") with parchment / baking paper (
  • Whisk Dry ingredients in a bowl. Make a well and add Wet ingredients. Use a fork to pierce the yolks then whisk the Wet ingredients. Then use a spatula to fold it into the Dry ingredients until it is mostly lump free
  • Toss blueberries in flour then fold into the batter.
  • Pour into the prepared tin. Bake for 50 minutes, then cover with foil. Bake for a further 25 minutes
  • Rest for 5 minutes then turn onto a cooling rack. Once cooled, drizzle with Glaze. Wait until the glaze sets before slicing to serve.

GLAZE

  • Whisk ingredients together until smooth, using milk to achieve a thick smooth glaze . Pour or spread over cake set on a rack over a baking tray. Scrape glaze drippings on the tray back onto the cake.

Notes

This can be made with raspberries, strawberries or any other fruit that you want. Fresh or frozen – just ensure they are chopped to be around the size of blueberries, you don’t want giant chunks of fruit throughout it.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

Serving Size75g


  • Amount Per ServingCalories259
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 11.4g 18%
    • Saturated Fat 2.4g 12%
  • Cholesterol 1mg 1%
  • Sodium 34mg 2%
  • Potassium 179mg 6%
  • Total Carbohydrate 36.5g 13%
    • Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%
    • Sugars 21.8g
  • Protein 3.3g 7%

  • Vitamin A 0.0%
  • Vitamin C 0.0%
  • Calcium 9%
  • Iron 5%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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Written by Lisa Yarde

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