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Blueberry Pineapple Tea Bread


Blueberry and Pineapple  ......  will it work, I was asking myself.  These were the only fruits that were left in the fridge and as I've never tried this combination before, why not give it a shot!  Surprisinly I wasn't disappointed for it turned out swell!






Mmm... soft and not so sweet, good combination with tea or coffee ........

Recipe for Blueberry Pineapple Tea Bread

Ingredients
  • 210 gm plain flour
  • 100 gm caster sugar
  • 113 gm butter/margarine
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk ~ I used sugarless soymilk
  • 60 gm blueberries
  • 40 gm dried pineapple
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
Method
  1. Lightly grease and flour a 8.1/2 " x 4.1/2" x 3 " loaf pan.
  2. Sift the plain flour with the baking powder and salt.  Set aside.
  3. Cut up the blueberries and dried pineapple and coat with some flour from the recipe.
  4. Cream the butter with the sugar till light, creamy and thick.
  5. Add in eggs one at a time, mix well.
  6. Fold in the sifted flour, followed by the blueberries and pineapple.
  7. Spoon batter into the prepared loaf pan, make a slight dip in the centre with the back of the spoon.
  8. Bake in preheated oven @ 180 deg.C for about 45 mins.
  9. Test with skewer till it comes out clean.
  10. Let the tea bread cool in the pan for 5 mins. before turning it out and cool completely on a wire rack.
  11. Slice up and serve.

Comments

  1. this is such a wonderful combination! toasted with some butter spread over it, perfect!!

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  2. That looks moist and delicious. Beautiful combination. I wish I'm there to join you for tea, put our blogging aside and just chat :D

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  3. Wow, another yummilious quick bread! Awesome flavour! I should try pineapple some time later. Thanks for sharing.
    Regards,
    Kristy

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  4. That really looks good Cheah! First try? Doesnt look like it. Good combination too.

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  5. Oh YUM!!! Another to do is to bake bread this year!

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  6. This sound an interesting combination, I never see any dried pineapple selling here.

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  7. A tea cake prepared with soya milk sounds really great!

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  8. Wow, that cake sure looks good!I don't mind having a piece with tea:)

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  9. Looks really moist and tasty! Isn't that how some of the best food discoveries are made, by what we have on hand? lol!

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  10. Interesting! It does look really good. Sometimes it's worth taking risks. :)

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  11. 3 hungry tummies
    Sometimes, it's worthwhile to experiment!

    Mary
    My doors are always open for you!

    Kristy
    Don't know why, but I like to use pineapple in most of my baking!

    Shirley
    Yes, this combination is my first.

    penny
    Yes, something for you to do over the weekend.

    Sonia
    I bought those dried pineapple slices from Jusco.

    Angie
    I'm not a milk fan, I always try to substitute milk/coconut with soymilk.

    Jeannie
    You are most welcome. Courier service??

    Lyndsey
    Can kill 2 birds with one stone, can experiment and clear off stock!

    Ju
    Yes, if not successful, can still eat up! Sinful to waste, ha, ha!

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  12. I adore your idea of using soy milk. How gifted if this is your first try!

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  13. TasteHongKong
    I normally use soymilk to substitute milk and so far so good!

    tigerfish
    Yes, join me.

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