This gluten-free quick bread is full of bright, citrusy flavor. Try it for breakfast with yogurt and a drizzle of honey.

Recipe by Cooking Light July 2014


Credit: Oxmoor House

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15 mins
2 hrs 20 mins
Serves 12 (serving size: 1 slice)


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  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • Weigh or lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flours, xanthan gum, and next 3 ingredients; stir with a whisk.

  • Place granulated sugar and butter in a bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until blended. Beat in egg yolks. Beat in buttermilk, lemon rind, lemon juice, and canola oil until well blended. Gradually add flour mixture, beating at low speed until smooth.

  • Place egg whites in a small bowl; beat with a whisk until foamy. Add poppy seeds and egg whites to batter; beat at low speed just until blended.

  • Pour batter into a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray, and sprinkle with turbinado sugar. Bake at 350° for 50 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes in pan on a wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.


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Nutrition Facts

186 calories; fat 7.3g; saturated fat 3.1g; mono fat 2.5g; poly fat 1.2g; protein 3g; carbohydrates 29g; fiber 1.3g; cholesterol 42mg; iron 0.7mg; sodium 267mg; calcium 78mg.