Healtheries Chia Seed – tested out in a good old Lemon Loaf.

Lemon Loaf.

Lemon Loaf.

So, I am back talking about Healtheries Black Chia Seeds. I was lucky enough to be chosen as a Healtheries Chia Super Sampler and am experimenting with the chia seeds they sent me.

This time I decided to put them to the test on my work mates. While reading about the seeds and looking at various recipes I noticed that lemon features often and that got me thinking about making my Lemon Loaf and seeing if people minded the chia seeds. I adapted the recipe to fit around the seeds and reduced the sugar.

To my surprise the loaf was a huge hit and declared one of the best lemon loaf ever. Maybe even the best lemon based baking! My colleagues had a guess about the seeds and nobody got chia. Someone said they tasted like kiwi fruit seeds, I thought that rather a good analogy.

So if you haven’t tried chia seeds before, this would be a great place to start.

Healtheries Black Chia seed Lemon Loaf - Muffinmum.com

  • Servings: medium sized loaf
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Heat oven to 180c

Grease and line a  2lb loaf tin (23 x 13 x 7 cm)

90g soft butter

3/4 caster sugar

2 eggs

1/2 c milk

1 1/2 c self raising flour

1 tbsp Healtheries Black Chia Seed

1 lemon

Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy

Stir in the zest of the lemon until mixed

Gently beat the eggs and fold into flour

Measure milk in a jug and add lemon juice and Chia seeds

Give milk mix a  stir  (mix will curdle, it is a cheats buttermilk)

Stir milk mix into flour mix until just mixed

Tip into loaf tin and bake for 20-25 minutes or until brown and tester comes out clean

Leave in tin to cool slightly and then remove and place on a wire rack to cool

Slice and enjoy

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2 thoughts on “Healtheries Chia Seed – tested out in a good old Lemon Loaf.

  1. Pingback: Chia – jumping on the super grain train, thanks to Healtheries and the title of Chia Super Sampler! | Muffin-mum

  2. Pingback: “Are there Chia seeds in this?”, My Time as a Healtheries Super Sampler. | Muffin-mum

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