My Sweet Marie

Lemon Blueberry Loaf (Gluten/dairy-free)

Posted on: July 31, 2013

Yesterday I went blueberry picking with Melissa and the kids! so today I had to bake something with those fresh blueberries! they were calling out to me, bake me, bake me up! I made a beautiful loaf using the berries and adding in some fresh lemon as well. My house smells heavenly right now! give this a go and let me know how you like it!

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups gluten free flour blend
  • 1 tbsp. coconut flour or flour blend
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 cup coconut sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tsp grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup melted butter or coconut oil
  • 1 1/2 cup blueberries

Lemon Glaze

  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2-3 tbsp. lemon juice

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Grease a 9×5 loaf pan with coconut oil
  2. In a med. bowl, sift your flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl or food processor, blend eggs, milk, sugar, lemon zest, vanilla and oil.
  4. Blend on low till well blended.
  5. Slowly add in the dry ingredients.
  6. In a separate bowl blend the berries with the coconut flour. fold them gently into the batter.
  7. Pour the batter into the well greased loaf pan. bake 50-55 minutes using the toothpick to test.
  8. let cool in the pan for at least 10 minutes before cooling on a wire rack.
  9. For the lemon glaze, whisk the sugar and lemon juice, it should be thick and pourable. Pour the mix over the loaf and let drip down the sides.
  10. Enjoy with a cup of tea and some fresh air!

 

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