Citrus Almond Loaf Recipe From Val’s Kitchen

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Citrus Almond Loaf is a light and bright loaf that works well as a breakfast, snack or dessert. It can be served warm or at room temperature.

Citrus Almond Loaf Recipe From Val's Kitchen

Citrus Almond Loaf

Here’s how to make it.

Prep time 10 minutes 

Bake time 55 minutes 

Total time 65 minutes 

Equipment Needed

Ingredients 

Loaf ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups flour 
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder 
  • ½ tsp kosher salt 
  • 1 large lemon zested 
  • 4 tbsp fresh lemon juice 
  • ⅓ cup canola oil 
  • ½ cup whole milk 
  • 2 large eggs 

Glaze Ingredients

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 lemon zested 
  • 1 lime zested 
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice 
  • 1 tbsp lime juice 
  • ½ cup slivered almonds 
Citrus Almond Loaf Recipe From Val's Kitchen

Instructions

Loaf Instructions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees f.

Spray a 9×5 loaf pan with nonstick baking spray.

Place the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and lemon zest into a medium sized mixing bowl and whisk until combined.

Place the canola oil, eggs, milk, and lemon juice into a large mixing bowl and beat together with a hand mixer until combined.

Gradually beat the dry ingredients into the wet until combined.

Pour the batter into the loaf pan.

Place the loaf pan into the oven to bake for 55 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Allow the loaf to cool for 15 minutes before removing and placing onto a wire rack.

Glaze Instructions

Place all of the glaze ingredients except the almonds into a medium sized mixing bowl and whisk together until combined.

Pour the glaze onto the bread loaf and allow it to drip down the sides.

Allow the glaze to set for 2 minutes before topping the loaf with the slivered almonds.

Let the loaf set for an additional 5 minutes before cutting.

Serve and enjoy!

Citrus Almond Loaf Recipe From Val's Kitchen

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Citrus Almond Loaf

Citrus Almond Loaf

Ingredients

  • Loaf ingredients
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 1 large lemon zested
  • 4 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • ⅓ cup canola oil
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • 2 large eggs 
  • Glaze Ingredients
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 lemon zested
  • 1 lime zested
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • ½ cup slivered almonds

Instructions

Loaf Instructions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees f.

Spray a 9x5 loaf pan with nonstick baking spray.

Place the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and lemon zest into a medium sized mixing bowl and whisk until combined.

Place the canola oil, eggs, milk, and lemon juice into a large mixing bowl and beat together with a hand mixer until combined.

Gradually beat the dry ingredients into the wet until combined.

Pour the batter into the loaf pan.

Place the loaf pan into the oven to bake for 55 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Allow the loaf to cool for 15 minutes before removing and placing onto a wire rack.

Glaze Instructions

Place all of the glaze ingredients except the almonds into a medium sized mixing bowl and whisk together until combined.

Pour the glaze onto the bread loaf and allow it to drip down the sides.

Allow the glaze to set for 2 minutes before topping the loaf with the slivered almonds.

Let the loaf set for an additional 5 minutes before cutting.

Serve and enjoy!

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