Blueberry Lime Loaf

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            1 1-2 cups all purpose flour

            1 teaspoon baking powder

            1/2 teaspoon salt

            1/2 cup softened butter

            1 tablespoon lime zest

            1 cup granulated sugar

2 eggs

            1/4 cup sour cream

            1 cup blueberries (or chopped plums or apricots)  (strawberries or raspberries are too soft)

            Syrup:

            2 tablespoons icing sugar

            2 tablespoons lime juice

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Butter loaf pan, place sheet of parchment paper on bottom and sprinkle sides of pan with sugar.

Sift together  flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl. bowl.  Stir in lime rind, butter, sugar, eggs and sour cream.  Beat with an electric mixer for 3 minutes or until mixture is smooth and some air has been incorporated.  Stir in blueberries and spoon into loaf pan.

Bake for 45 to 55 minutes or until top is golden and a cake tester comes out clean.

Whisk together icing sugar and lime juice. juice.  While cake is warm, make holes in the top with a skewer. skewer.  Brush with syrup.  Makes one loaf.

23 August 2004