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Buttermilk-Lime Tea Bread

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  1 reviews
  • 15 min prep time
  • 1 hr 15 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 16 servings
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Filled with refreshing citrus flavor, this quick bread made with flour, buttermilk and egg is an all time favorite!

Ingredients

1 3/4
cups all-purpose flour
3/4
cup sugar
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
egg
1
cup buttermilk
1/4
cup vegetable oil
2
teaspoons grated lime peel
3
tablespoons lime juice
1
tablespoon sugar

Steps

  • 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.
  • 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.

Expert Tips

For a tasty spread, stir a tablespoon of sugar and a teaspoon of grated lime peel into a tub of spreadable cream cheese.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
120mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
11g
11%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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