Lemon Blueberry Loaf Recipe

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Lemon Blueberry Loaf Recipe

Bored of the plain bread that you buy every day? Give your bread a delicious makeover. This kid-friendly quick bread recipe can be made easily with minimal ingredients. The tartness of blueberries and the sourness of lemon zest is a perfect combination that goes very well with the softness of the bread loaf. The loaf is not only delightful but is also very healthy as homemade breads are healthier than the ones bought from market. This all time favorite quick bread is guaranteed to bring back your sweet childhood memories while enjoy the nectarous taste of blueberries in every slice.

Preparation and cooking time


Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 55 minutes

Total time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Ingredients

  1. 1 cup whole wheat flour

  2. 1 cup all purpose flour

  3. 2 teaspoons baking powder

  4. Half cup coconut oil

  5. 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  6. 1 cup brown sugar

  7. 1 lemon zest and juice

  8. 1 cup farm fresh blueberries

  9. Half teaspoon salt

  10. 2 eggs

  11. Half cup milk

Directions


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix coconut oil, vanilla extract and lemon juice. Mix thoroughly.

  3. Sift the flour and baking powder. Beat the eggs while slowly adding milk to this mixture.

  4. Now, add sugar and salt. Stir well to combine all the ingredients. The batter must be firm and thick.

  5. Note that the batter must be firm and thick.

  6. Grease a 9×5 loaf pan with a little butter, and spread the batter evenly in the pan by tapping the pan against the table.

  7. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the centre of the loaf comes out clean.

  8. Remove the bread from the oven after this and cool it for 10 minutes.

You can glaze the loaf with a mixture of lemon juice and sugar, after it is cooled down or eat it as it is. Either way the taste is super yummy.

Servings


This recipe gives you 1 loaf of bread which can be cut into a maximum of 16 slices.

Health Benefits

  • Whole wheat bread is healthier when compared to the white bread because they are made from the whole grains while the white bread is made from the flour which has all the key nutrients and vitamins processed out. Also, buy packages that say 100% whole grain, wheat flour and not just anything that has the word wheat on it.

  • Coconut oil helps in burning fat, can kill bacteria and other infectious agents, reduces the risk of heart diseases and keeps the damage of your skin and hair under control.

  • Blueberries the semi-sweet and semi-sour fruits from the berry family are nothing less when it comes to health benefits. They are so powerful that they even attack tumor inducing cells. They can prevent the bacteria from adhering to urinary bladders and also helps prevent memory loss.