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Lemon and Myrtle Bread

lemon and myrtle bread

Hello hungry adventure friends! You know hwat is great for a camping breakfast, a midday snack or a birthday party? Our awesome lemon and myrtle bread.

To be fair here, this is a lemon and "Murta" bread. Google says that myrtle and murta are the same, but I am not sure, so keep that in mind.

Lemon and Murta Bread

makes 2 molds


Dry Mix

3 cups of white flour

1 cup of whole wheat flour

3 teaspoon of baking powder

1 teaspoon of baking soda

2 pinches of salt

Wet Mix

1/2 cup of butter or margarine

1/2 cup of sugar

1 1/2 cups of liquid: the juice of two lemons + water

Zest from 2 lemons

2 eggs

3 cups of fresh or frozen murta.


1- Mix each mixture (dry and wet) in separate bowls. Once they are thoroughly mixed, combine and stir until even.

2-Add the murtas.

3-Separete the mixture in two, and place in two greased and floured molds (10cm x 20 cm)

4- Bake for 40 min at 350° C and then for 20 min at 325°C (60 min total)

And there you have it friends, lovely lemon and murta bread to enjoy whenever you want.

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