Buttermilk-Lime Tea Bread

Lance Washburn

By
@ChefWashburn

This is a bread recipe that I like indulge in on occasion as an afternoon snack with a little fresh fruit.

It is also a recipe that I am working on making a little more diabetic friendly.


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Serves:

16

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients

1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
3/4 c
sugar
2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1
egg
1 c
buttermilk
1/4 c
vegetable oil
2 tsp
lime peel, grated
3 Tbsp
lime juice
1 Tbsp
sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease bottom and sides of 8x4- or 9x5-inch loaf pan with shortening or spray with cooking spray; lightly flour.
2
In medium bowl, mix flour, 3/4 cup sugar, the baking powder and salt; set aside.
3
In another medium bowl, stir egg, buttermilk, oil, lime peel and 1 tablespoon of the lime juice with spoon until well blended. Add buttermilk mixture to flour mixture and stir just until moistened (some lumps will remain). Spread in pan.
4
Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix remaining 2 tablespoons lime juice and 1 tablespoon sugar.
5
Brush lime juice mixture over top of warm bread. Cool in pan on cooling rack 10 minutes; remove bread from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour. When completely cool, wrap in plastic wrap. Bread is best served the next day.
6
** NOTE: For a tasty spread, stir a tablespoon of sugar and a teaspoon of grated lime peel into a small tub of spreadable cream cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads, Other Breads