Blood Orange Lavender Loaf (any Citrus Can Be Used)
Place the sugar and the lavender (if using) in a bowl and rub between fingers to infuse sugar
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Whisk in the flour, salt, baking powder and
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Zest - you could have also added and rubbed the zest into the sugar with the lavender too (either way is fine) - set aside
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Whisk together the eggs, oil, yoghurt and vanilla
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Until fully incorporated
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Mix wet ingredients into the dry minus the blood orange juice
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Until just combined
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Then mix in the blood orange juice
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Pour into prepared loaf pan
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Rap a few times against the counter and then bake for approx 1 hr or until deeply golden and tester comes out clean
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When loaf is almost ready to come out of the oven - whisk together the powdered sugar and the blood orange juice
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Remove all but 1/4 cup of the glaze and set aside for when the loaf is completely cool- will need to be whisked again just before using
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Add 1 tbsp of water to the 1/4 cup of glaze and whisk to thin out
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As soon as loaf is out of the oven brush on the thinned out glaze while loaf is hot then allow to cool in pan 10 min
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Remove loaf from pan
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Brush rest of it with the thinned out glaze and allow to cool completely
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Drizzle with reserved glaze
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Slice and enjoy!
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This loaf can be made with or without the lavender and any citrus fruit can be used in place of the blood oranges - more substitutions in post
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Recipe details linked
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