Gluten Free Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf

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This gluten-free vegetarian lemon poppy seed loaf will compliment most diets. It is gluten free, egg free, dairy free and nut free. This incredibly moist loaf has a subtle lemon flavour and a delicate crumb texture making it very popular. Poppy seeds are a good source of minerals, so enjoy!

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup non-dairy milk (coconut, almond milk, rice)
  • ¼ cup poppy seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup all purpose gluten free flour blend
  • ½ cup white rice flour
  • ½ cup coconut sugar
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. GF aluminum free baking powder
  • 1 tsp. xanthan gum (do not add if your all purpose GF flour has xanthan gum already)
  • ½ cup melted coconut oil or extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large apple skin on, grated
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract extract
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F and line the bottom of an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan with parchment paper
  • Combine milk, poppy seeds and vinegar and set aside
  • In a large bowl, mix flour, sugar, salt, baking powder and xanthan gum
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together coconut oil, apple, lemon juice, vanilla and lemon zest
  • Pour wet mixtures into the dry ingredients and thoroughly mix
  • Pour batter into the prepared loaf pan and bake for 45 minutes
  • Rest in the pan for 15 minutes before transferring to a rack to cool


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