snack saturday

Lemon Glazed Strawberry Loaf

  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 large room temperature egg
  • ¾ cup caster(super fine) sugar
  • ¼ cup  brown sugar
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • ⅓ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, rinsed, dried, chopped
  • 1 tbs plain flour (extra)

  • Juice from 1 large lemon (approximately 2 tbs)
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1 tbs cream

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius.
  2. Spray a loaf pan with nonstick spray.
  3. In a large bowl, sift the flour, bicarb soda, salt, and cinnamon together until well combined.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk the egg, caster sugar and brown sugar together until well combined and no lumps remain.
  5. Pour in the buttermilk, oil, and vanilla and whisk well.
  6. Slowly pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and whisk together gently (don't over mix!) until there are no lumps.
  7. Place the chopped strawberries into a large ziplock bag, add in the flour and toss to coat.
  8. Shake off any excess flour
  9. Gently fold through the floured strawberries through the loaf mixture.
  10. Bake the bread for approximately 50-60 minutes.
  11. The loaf is cooked when a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean.
  12. Allow the loaf to completely cool in the pan before turning onto a wire rack to be glazed.
  13. To make the lemon glaze, whisk the icing sugar, lemon juice and cream together until combined and creamy.
  14. Drizzle over the strawberry loaf.

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