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Luscious Lemon Loaf

Luscious Lemon Loaf

Today I decided that we needed to have a deliciously springy dinner since I will be winging my way to Vancouver for a conference tomorrow. On the menu? “Roast” chicken cooked in my new Instant Pot with asparagus and lemon loaf for dessert. I’m sure you remember that I love anything lemon. Last year, I introduced you to these amazing iced lemon cookies and now I’m here to share a decadently delicious lemon loaf recipe made with farm fresh Burnbrae Farms Naturegg Omega 3 eggs. They even look spring-y themselves. All pretty and yellow!

Springy Eggs

I am considering kicking this up another notch by picking up some fresh strawberries and making my own lemon strawberry shortcake. Just layer a slice of lemon loaf with fresh strawberries (or mix them with a bit of sugar first if you like) and then top with whipped cream. Could anything be more spring-y? I think not!

Baking with Burnbrae

Luscious Lemon Loaf

Luscious Lemon Loaf

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour

Lemon loaf is the perfect spring time dessert. This one bowl recipe is perfect for afternoon tea or as a quick weeknight dessert.

Ingredients

Loaf

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 2 Tbsp lemon extract, not juice
  • 1 Tbsp lemon zest
  • 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar, icing sugar
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 and spray a large loaf pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, sugar and yogurt. Add oil and lemon extract and whisk again.
  3. Add flour, baking powder and salt. Stir until just mixed. Do not over mix.
  4. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 50 - 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the top comes out clean.
  5. In a small bowl, combine powdered sugar and lemon juice. Poke holes in top of cake with a skewer. Pour glaze over top of cake. Extra glaze can be added as the glaze is soaked up.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 404Saturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 62mgSodium: 179mgCarbohydrates: 59gSugar: 40gProtein: 7g

Luscious Lemon Loaf - The perfect recipe for an afternoon snack or tea time this spring.

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Alison Kelly

Thursday 7th of May 2020

I was just thinking about making lemon muffins! This is perfect! Thanks for the post!

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