Lemon Loaf {Healthier Starbucks Copycat}
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Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: American
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Yield: 12
 
Light and delicious lemon loaf. A healthy version of the Starbucks Lemon Loaf. Gluten free and lower calorie.
Ingredients
For the loaf
  • 2 cups oat flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder (yes, 1 Tablespoon)
  • 1½ tsps baking soda
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp lemon extract
  • ⅓ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp butter, melted (or coconut oil or other oil)
  • 3 Tbsp unsweetened applesauce
  • ⅔ cup non-fat greek yogurt
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup + 2 Tbsp stevia baking formula (or 16-17 packets, or any other dry non-sugar sweetener)
For the glaze Option 1
  • ¼ cup tagatose (get here - its an all natural sugar sub similar idea to stevia)
  • 3 tsp cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp unsweetened almond milk (or milk of choice)
  • ½ tsp lemon extract
For the glaze Option 2 (different nutrition)
  • ¼ cup icing sugar
  • ½ tsp lemon extract
  • 1 Tbsp almond milk (or milk of choice) - enough to thin it out to make a thicker glaze
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine dry ingredients in stand mixer or bowl (oat flour, baking powder, baking soda, stevia, salt).
  3. In a separate bowl, combine all the wet ingredients (lemon zest, lemon extract, melted butter, lemon juice, applesauce, eggs, greek yogurt).
  4. Add the wet to the dry, mix until combined. Pour into loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 min.
  5. For the glaze, mix together glaze ingredients and pour over cooled loaf. Cut into 12 slices.
  6. Store in fridge or freeze.
Notes
Nutrition (per 1 slice with icing sugar glaze) Calories: 120 Fat: 5.2 g (2.3 g saturated) Carbs: 17 g Fiber: 2 g Sugars: 4 g Sodium: 365 mg Protein: 5 g
Nutrition
Serving size: 1 slice (of 12 with tagatose glaze) Calories: 121 Fat: 5.2 g Saturated fat: 2.3 g Unsaturated fat: 1.4 g Carbs: 19 g Sugar: 0.9 g Sodium: 365 mg Fiber: 2 g Protein: 5 g
Recipe by Busy But Healthy at http://www.busybuthealthy.com/lemon-loaf-healthier-starbucks-copycat/