Keto Sugar Free Gluten Free Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf

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Keto Sugar Free Gluten Free Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf

This Keto Sugar Free Gluten Free Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf is moist, nice and zesty with that poppy seed flavor. This feel-good treat is reminiscent of your favorite coffee shop, topped with a sugar free glaze to take this loaf to the next level!

I am currently obsessed with these other healthy recipes: chocolate sticky buns and vanilla donuts. Obviously, I am the most obsessed with this lemon poppy seed loaf! Lemons just scream summer to me and this recipe is no exception, it is sure to brighten up any day! I actually made this recipe for mothers day this year and it was a huge hit with my entire family - they could not get enough. This recipe is great for a snack, bring to a brunch or potluck, it will even impress your coworkers if you like to bring treats in!

Ingredients in a gluten free lemon poppy seed loaf

Loaf:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F, spray with non stick spray and line a 8x4 loaf pan with parchment paper, leaving the paper hanging out the sides. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together your almond flour, baking powder, monk fruit, poppy seeds, and salt.
  3. Add your lemon zest, lemon juice and butter and mix until combined.
  4. Add your eggs and mix until all combined.
  5. Pour the mixture into your lined 8x4 loaf tin.
  6. Bake in the oven for 45-50 minutes. The loaf is cooked when golden brown and springs back when touched. Allow to cool for at least 30 minutes.

Glaze:

  1. Add the powdered monk fruit, lemon juice, and vanilla to a small mixing bowl.
  2. Slowly add your water by the tbs until the mixture has a pouring consistency.
  3. Drizzle over the cooled loaf, cut into 12 equal slices and enjoy!

Sliced lemon poppy seed loaf
Keto Sugar Free Gluten Free Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf

How to make a lemon poppy seed loaf

Loaf:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F, spray with non stick spray and line a 8x4 loaf pan with parchment paper, leaving the paper hanging out the sides. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together your almond flour, baking powder, monk fruit, poppy seeds, and salt.
  3. Add your lemon zest, lemon juice and butter and mix until combined.
  4. Add your eggs and mix until all combined.
  5. Pour the mixture into your lined 8x4 loaf tin.
  6. Bake in the oven for 45-50 minutes. The loaf is cooked when golden brown and springs back when touched. Allow to cool for at least 30 minutes.

Glaze:

  1. Add the powdered monk fruit, lemon juice, and vanilla to a small mixing bowl.
  2. Slowly add your water by the tbs until the mixture has a pouring consistency.
  3. Drizzle over the cooled loaf, cut into 12 equal slices and enjoy!

Close up photo of lemon poppy seed loaf
Keto Sugar Free Gluten Free Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf

Frequently asked questions:

Should you soak poppy seeds before baking?

You do not have to, but you can soak them  either hot water or hot milk. If you choose to do this it is because poppy seeds have a hard outer shell which can be hard to digest if you don't soak them for at least 30 minutes or up to overnight. But, it is ultimately up to you.

Do poppy seeds add flavor to baking?

Not only do poppy seeds add great flavor and crunch to foods, they also provide some respectable health benefits.

What do poppy seeds do in baking?

Poppy seeds have several functions in baked goods such as: Providing a rich nutty flavor and contributes to a crunchy texture.

Keto Sugar Free Gluten Free Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf

This Keto Sugar Free Gluten Free Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf is moist, nice and zesty with that poppy seed flavor. This feel-good treat is reminiscent of your favorite coffee shop, topped with a sugar free glaze to take this loaf to the next level!

PREP:
10
MINS
HOURS
COOK:
45
MINS
HOURS
TOTAL:
55
MINS
HOURS
HOURS

Ingredients

  • 3 cups almond flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup monk fruit, or granulated sweetener of choice
  • 2 tbs poppy seeds
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • zest from 2 lemons
  • 3 tbs lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 6 large eggs

Glaze:

  • 1/2 cup powdered monk fruit, or powdered sweetener of choice
  • 1 tbs lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • water

Instructions

Loaf:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F, spray with non stick spray and line a 8x4 loaf pan with parchment paper, leaving the paper hanging out the sides. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together your almond flour, baking powder, monk fruit, poppy seeds, and salt.
  3. Add your lemon zest, lemon juice and butter and mix until combined.
  4. Add your eggs and mix until all combined.
  5. Pour the mixture into your lined 8x4 loaf tin.
  6. Bake in the oven for 45-50 minutes. The loaf is cooked when golden brown and springs back when touched. Allow to cool for at least 30 minutes.

Glaze:

  1. Add the powdered monk fruit, lemon juice, and vanilla to a small mixing bowl.
  2. Slowly add your water by the tbs until the mixture has a pouring consistency.
  3. Drizzle over the cooled loaf, cut into 12 equal slices and enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

Number of servings: 12 | Calories: 236 | Protein: 9 grams | Fat: 20 grams | Net Carbs: 3 grams | Fiber: 3 gram | Sugar: 1 grams |

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