Blueberries

  • Lemon and Blueberry Loaf

    Serves 8

    Blueberry and Lemon Loaf

    Ingredients

    For the cake:

    • 225g butter
    • 225g caster sugar
    • 3 eggs
    • zest of 1 lemon
    • juice of 1/2 lemon
    • 225g self raising flour
    • 200g frozen blueberries (coated in flour)
    For the icing:
    • 70g icing sugar
    • few drops of lemon juice
    • water if needed

    Total time required: 45 minutes

    Preparation time: 10 minutes

    Cooking time: 30-35 minutes

    Method

    1. Preheat the oven to 190C/170C fan/gas mark 5.
    2. Grease & line a loaf tin with baking parchment.
    3. Cream together the butter & caster sugar in a bowl until light & fluffy.
    4. Add the 3 eggs, zest & juice -
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  • Blueberry Muffins

    Makes 12 Muffins

    Blueberry Muffins

    Ingredients

    • 250g frozen British Blueberries
    • 300g plain flour
    • 225g sugar
    • ¾ tsp salt
    • 3 tsp baking powder
    • 120ml vegetable oil
    • 2 medium eggs
    • 150ml milk
    • 2 tsp vanilla extract

    Total time required: 40 minutes

    Preparation time: 20 minutes
    Cooking time: 20 minutes

    Method

    1. Preheat oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6
    2. Sift flour and combine with sugar, baking powder and salt. Mix thoroughly to ensure baking powder and salt are evenly dispersed.
    3. In a separate bowl mix vegetable oil, eggs, milk and vanilla extract. Whisk until combined.
    4. Add ‘wet’ mixture to ‘dry’ mixture and use a fork to combine. Do not over mix.
    5. Fold
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