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The greatest Lemon, pistachio loaf

By 24th June 2015 October 7th, 2019 No Comments

Bee made this loaf for me last week and it was just awesome!
It’s easy to make, doesn’t require a mixer and is so moist without being heavy or oily.

Great served hot with some yoghurt, sorbet or cold in the kids lunch box.

It’s one of those cakes that won’t make you feel guilty after eating a big piece!

The greatest Lemon, pistachio Loaf!

Prep time: 10 minutes
 
Cook time: 50 minutes

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • Zest from one lemon
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice (bottle stuff not fresh)
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • Pinch of salt

Preheat oven to 180 degrees, grease a 22cm x 12 cm loaf tin 

Combine the eggs, yogurt and whisk, drizzle in oil 

Add the lemon extract; add the flour, baking powder, salt and stir.  (Mixture will be a bit lumpy, but that’s ok)

Pour batter into the cake loaf and bake for 50 minutes, or until a toothpick removes clean. If the loaf is getting to much colour in the final minutes just drape a piece of tin foil over.

Turn out onto a cake rack

If you want to make a lemon glaze, combine fresh lemon juice to icing sugar and pour over the top of the loaf. Finish with chopped pistachios.