Reduced Calorie Lemon Blueberry Bread

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Amy Herald

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@Meave

According to Google, 1/2 a cup blueberries contains just 44 calories, has 2 grams of dietary fibre and gives you 10% of your daily recommended vitamin C content.

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Serves:
12
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • ·
    butter flavored cooking spray. (i'll use any brand except pam, it's gross)
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    whole wheat white flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • zest
    from 1 whole lemon
  • 1 c
    skim milk
  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 1/4 c
    unsweetened applesauce
  • 1-2 c
    fresh or frozen blueberries
  • OPTIONAL GLAZE

  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar (adjust to your perfect consistency if needed)
  • 1 dash(es)
    lemon extract ( a couple of drops)

How to Make Reduced Calorie Lemon Blueberry Bread

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 8x5 loaf pan genrously with butter flavored cooking spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, sift together flours, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  3. Zest a whole lemon into a medium mixing bowl. Add, applesauce, eggs, milk and whisk together until combined.
  4. Add to dry mix along with fresh or frozen blueberries. Stir with a spatual until just combined.
  5. Bake at 350 for 1 hour. Let cool for 10 minutes in pan, then turn out onto a rack to cool completely.
  6. For the Glaze. Combine all ingredients lemon juice, lemon extract and powdred sugar in a small mixing bowl and beat with an electric mixer. Add more sugar or liquid as needed to reach desired consistency.
  7. I serve the glaze on the side with a spoon if anyone wants it. Or skip the glaze all together to keep the calories lower.

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About Reduced Calorie Lemon Blueberry Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Other Tag: Healthy



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