Gluten Free Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf

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This gluten-free vegetarian lemon poppy seed loaf will compliment most diets. This healthy tasty loaf is gluten free, egg free, dairy free and nut free. You will love the texture of this loaf, it is moist has a subtle lemon flavour and a delicate crumb texture making so yummy.

You may be surprised, but these tiny poppy seeds are a good source of minerals, enjoy!


gluten free poppy seed loaf

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  • 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
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  • 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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