How to Make a Luscious (Grain-free) Blueberry Lemon Loaf Cake! by Chef Gigi Gaggero

How to Make a Luscious (Grain-free) Blueberry Lemon Loaf Cake!

Love blueberries? Here's the most moist blueberry lemon loaf cake ever! 

You'll need:

  • 1 1/2 cups blanched almond flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • juice and zest of 2 lemons
  • 1-2 cups blueberries

Lemon Glaze

  • 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar

Here's how to make it:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine almond flour, coconut flour, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Set aside.
  3. Whisk together eggs, coconut oil, honey, juice and zest until well combined. Add wet ingredients to dry and mix until incorporated.
  4. Spray and line the bottom of the loaf pan with parchment. Layer batter and blueberries to the top (this prevents the batter from turning purple by mixing berries in). Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool.
  5. Make the glaze by combining the lemon juice and powdered sugar. Mix until smooth. Top the cake with the glaze. Serve!
Donna John
Uh, yum! Are there any adjustments you need to make if you use frozen blueberries, Chef Gigi Gaggero?
Chef Gigi Gaggero
Donna John great question- cause some of us will want to earths year around that's for sure! No need to thaw and what is a great practice to dust them with a little gluten-free flour or All Purpose flour if you use it. It helps prevent the weight of the frozen blueberry from sinking to the bottom of the pan this is a great tip for muffin making too! By the way- Have you seen the Muffin man? 😳
Donna John
A few weeks ago blueberries were super cheap here, so I bought extra fresh ones and froze. Thanks for the flour tip. I LOVE the muffin man, Chef Gigi Gaggero! Him and I are pretty tight!
Chef Gigi Gaggero
Tyoo* "make" not "Earths! " Oh gosh sometimes I just can't trust Siri or my lightning fast fingers on this itty bitty iPhone !
Donna John
Spellcheck messes with me every time. Am always sending out correction/explanation texts. :-)
Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
OMG, this sounds sooo good, Chef Gigi Gaggero! I feel like you're talking right to me - I just wish you were cooking just for me, LOL! xoxo
Kelli Schulte
Oh wowwww...this looks really good! I'm pescatarian....do you think I can use an egg replacer?? I really want to make this!!
Chef Gigi Gaggero
Hi Kelli, Kelli Schulte try this - Use 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce in place of each egg ( you can do this in most of your baking recipes) . Some chefs suggest mixing it with 1/2 teaspoon baking powder. But in this case, I already have a chemical levener in the recipe. Let me know how it comes out. I'll cross cross my fingers since I have not tested this recipe with Applesauce.
Kelli Schulte
Sure thing @chefgigi. I'll give it a try. I usually use something I get from Whole Foods....drawing a blank on the name. I'll let you know. Mmmm can't wait !
Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
I love how you always come up with alternatives to make your recipes even more accessible to everyone, Chef Gigi Gaggero! Donna John Kelli Schulte
Rachel W. Lewter
Yay, a recipe worthy of that expensive Almond Flour.

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