Photo: Travis Rathbone
Prep Time
18 Mins
Bake Time
50 Mins
Yield
Makes: 12 servings (serving size: 1 slice)

Choose a slice of Lemon-Cherry Tea Bread when you're craving something sweet. Cornmeal adds a nutty sweetness--and extra whole grains--to this healthy loaf.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease 8- x 4-inch loaf pan.

Step 2

In bowl, whisk flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. In another bowl, whisk buttermilk, oil, egg white, and lemon zest until blended. Add to flour mixture, along with cherries, and stir to mix. Spread in pan.

Step 3

Bake until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean (45-50 minutes). Cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely. Cut into 12 slices.

Chef's Notes

Cornmeal in this healthy loaf adds a nutty sweetness and extra whole grains. Cherries are a tart fruit that provide vitamin C and top the list of anti-inflammatory foods.

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