Pecan Maple Loaf

Recipe by koko-girl
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 12 slices
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven, grease& line the base of a 9x5 loaf pan with baking/parchment paper.
  • Sift flour and baking powder into a bowl.
  • Cut butter into the flour and mix until the mixture looks like fine breadcrumbs.
  • Add in the sugar and pecans.
  • Beat eggs together with milk and lemon zest in a seperate bowl.
  • Stir in maple syrup.
  • Add this to the flour mixture and gently mix together.
  • Do not overmix, only until all dry ingredients have become moist.
  • The batter should be lumpy.
  • Pour batter into pan and smooth out the surface of the batter.
  • Bake in the oven for about 50-60 minutes or until cake is lightly browned.
  • To make sure, insert a toothpick into the center of the cake and if it comes out clean then the cake is ready.
  • Cool cake in pan for at least 10 minutes then turn out and let it cool on the rack.
  • (For Icing) Sift the icing sugar into a small bowl and stir in the lemon juice to create a smooth icing.
  • Drizzle over the loaf and then sprinkle the chopped pecans over the icing.
  • Wait until the icing is set then slice.
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