Citrus Olive Oil Loaf

Citrus Olive Oil Loaf

This citrusy loaf will keep your Vitamin C up and cholesterol down. Thanks for the recipe, Eggland's Best!

Serves: 8
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 40 mins
Total time: 55 mins

Ingredients

  • 4 Eggland’s Best Eggs (large)
  • ½ tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 blood oranges
  • 1 Meyer lemon
  • 1 ¾ cup whole-wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2/3 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup whole milk Greek yogurt
  • 1 8 x 4 inch loaf pan

Glaze - 

  • 1 blood orange
  • 1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar

Directions

  1. Arrange rack in the middle of the oven, and heat the oven to 350F. Grease an 8-by-4-inch loaf pan with butter and sprinkle with cornstarch for easy removal.
  2. Cut one blood orange and the lemon in half and zest all the skin.
  3. Using the other half of the blood orange, slice thin slices for decorative topping and set aside.
  4. Juice the remaining whole blood orange and the half of the lemon and set juice aside.
  5. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  6. In a separate bowl whisk the citrus juice with the sugar, then add the eggs, extra virgin olive oil, yogurt, citrus zest and vanilla extract and whisk together.
  7. Carefully fold the flour mixture into the wet ingredients mixture until fully combined but not over mixed.
  8. Spoon the batter into the pan and arrange the orange slices on top of the batter.
  9. Bake for 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  10. Remove from oven and let cool for 15 minutes. Then serve.
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