Gluten-Free Blueberry Lemon Loaf


Nothing says spring like the smell of lemons. Capture that citrusy essence with this recipe for Gluten-Free Blueberry Lemon Loaf from National Foundation for Celiac Awareness volunteer writer Christina Gentile.

Use fresh lemons and blueberries whenever possible. The flavors will brighten up your breakfast!

Ingredients:

Loaf

1/3 cup butter, melted
1 cup sugar
1 lemon, juiced
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups gluten-free flour
2 tsp. xanthan gum
1 tsp. baking powder

½ tsp. salt
½ cup milk
2 tbsp. lemon zest
1 cup fresh blueberries

Glaze

2 tbsp. lemon juice
¼ cup sugar

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour an 8 x 4″ loaf pan.
2. In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder, xanthan gum, and salt together.
3. In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar until fluffy.
4. Add eggs one at a time, and beat well. Mix in the lemon juice. Add the flour mixture, alternating with the milk.
5. Fold in the lemon zest and blueberries. Pour into prepared 8 x 4″ inch pan.
6. Bake for 60 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
7. For the glaze, combine sugar and lemon juice. Drizzle over the cake while it is still warm.

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