Glazed lemon loaf

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PREP TIME

20 min

TOTAL TIME

1 h 20 min

Serves

10

Glazed lemon loaf

Photo, Erik Putz.


Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon zest
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 2/3 cup canola oil
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice , strained

Glaze

  • 1 cup icing sugar , sifted
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice , strained

Instructions

  • PREHEAT oven to 350F and spray a 9 × 5-in. loaf pan with oil.
  • BATTER: Rub sugar and lemon zest in a large bowl with hands to release the natural oil. Whisk in flour, baking powder and salt.
  • WHISK eggs, oil, buttermilk and vanilla in a medium bowl. Stir into flour mixture until just combined. Stir in lemon juice. Pour into pan and bake until a tester inserted into centre of loaf comes out clean, 60 to 70 min.
  • GLAZE Whisk icing sugar and lemon juice in a small, microwave-safe bowl. Reserve ¼ cup of the glaze. Stir 1 tbsp water into remaining glaze and microwave for 30 sec until warm. Brush over hot loaf. Allow loaf to cool for 10 min in pan. Remove to a rack. Brush with reserved glaze and let cool completely.

 

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 447,
  • Protein
  • 7 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 67 g,
  • Fat
  • 18 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 239 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • folate