Oil-Free Homemade Lemon Chia Seed Bread

85 minutes
The delicate scent of freshly baked lemon bread is so refreshing and mouthwatering, don't you think? This recipe is quite easy as you will only need 5 little steps for this one. When it's done baking, enjoy it right away!

Oil-Free Homemade Lemon Chia Seed Bread

7:21 am: The smell of lemon bread that takes over the kitchen... Two minutes and it will be ready to be eaten. Soft and warm, a coffee in hand... It's definitely a perfect morning. Want to try the experience at home? We share all our secrets with you right here.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 50-60 minutes
Cooling time: 15 minutes

Ingredients (10-12 servings)

1/3 cup Unsweetened applesauce
3/4 cup Plant-based milk of choice (we used almond milk)
Zest of 2 lemons (2 tbsp)
Juice of 2 freshly squeezed lemons (8 tbsp)
1/2 cup Maple syrup
1 tsp Vanilla extract
Pinch of salt
2 cups Unbleached all-purpose flour
2 tsp Baking powder
1/2 tsp Baking soda
3 tbsp Organic Chia Seeds


1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

2. In a medium bowl, combine all the ingredients except the flour, baking powder, baking soda and chia seeds.

3. Add the flour, baking powder and baking soda and mix. Then add the chia seeds and mix again.

4. Transfer the mixture to a loaf pan previously covered with parchment paper.

5. Bake for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool 15 minutes before unmolding, then let cool completely before slicing and serving. Eat hot (toasted), warm (microwave oven) or cold.

By Your Wellness Corner
Writers at RAW Nutritional


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