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Lemon Saskatoon Loaf

If you are lucky, you have some Saskatoons right now in your kitchen. ‘Tis the season for those lovely purple berries and time to bake with them! As much as I do love them fresh, sometimes you just want them in a muffin or loaf.

And since I love lemon, I put them in a basic lemon loaf.

And for once I tried to make it a little healthier, something I rarely do. I used applesauce instead of oil and this resulted in a very dense, but still tasty, loaf.

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Ingredients Needed:
1 1/2 cups of flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
3 eggs
1 cup of sugar
3 tbsp butter
3 tbsp lemon zest
1/2 cup of lemon juice
1/2 cup applesauce

Kick the tires and light the fires to 325 degrees.

Cream the butter and sugar, then add in your eggs.

Pour in the lemon juice, applesauce and lemon zest and mix them up as well.

Add in the dry ingredients.

And it’s ready.

Now, my berries all sank to the bottom of the loaf as you can see in the picture above. Drives me nuts! It still tastes fine but it doesn’t look as nice.

I am all about looks.

And I know the “secret” of rolling the berries in flour.

They still sank.

So what I would do is mix them in the top layer once it’s in the pan.

Then the little buggers can sink through it alllll they want.

I baked it low at 325 until a knife inserted comes out clean, anywhere from 40-50 minutes. It makes a small loaf, just right for snacking!

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Lemon Saskatoon Loaf
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
 
Author: Karlynn Johnston
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups of flour1/2 tsp baking soda1 tsp baking powder3 eggs1 cup of sugar3 tbsp butter3 tbsp lemon zest1/2 cup of lemon juice1/2 cup applesauce
Instructions
  1. Kick the tires and light the fires to 325 degrees.Cream the butter and sugar, then add in your eggs.Pour in the lemon juice, applesauce and lemon zest and mix them up as well.Add in the dry ingredients.And it's ready.Now, my berries all sank to the bottom of the loaf as you can see in the picture above. Drives me nuts! It still tastes fine but it doesn't look as nice.I am all about looks.And I know the “secret” of rolling the berries in flour.They still sank.So what I would do is mix them in the top layer once it's in the pan.Then the little buggers can sink through it alllll they want.I baked it low at 325 until a knife inserted comes out clean, anywhere from 40-50 minutes. It makes a small loaf, just right for snacking!
Nutrition Facts
Lemon Saskatoon Loaf
Amount Per Serving (8 g)
Calories 0
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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2 Comments

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    Charlynn
    July 19, 2010 at 1:17 pm

    Looks good, I found a stray pint of blueberries in the fridge today that I just may use for this.

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