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Lemon-Blueberry Bread

Lemon Blueberry Bread is perfectly sweet, moist and delicious. Perfect to enjoy in the morning with coffee or tea, or even as a light dessert. Bursting with blueberries, and lemon flavor in every bite. This is definitely a bread that can be enjoyed as a cake because of its sweet dense cake like texture. Ingredients
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Keyword Blueberry, Cake, Lemon
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 12

Ingredients

BREAD:

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature or 1/2 cup Coconut Oil
  • 3/4 cup granulated white sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup milk

GLAZE:

  • 2 tablespoons granulated white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Powdered sugar for dusting

Instructions

Bread

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees and spray loaf pan with baking spray.
  2. In a large bowl blend four, baking powder, salt and lemon zest.
  3. In a small bowl place blueberries and 1 tablespoon of flour, stir to coat blueberries.
  4. In mixing bowl blend butter or coconut oil and add sugar, then add eggs one at a time and then vanilla.
  5. While mixer is running, alternate between adding flour mixture and milk, ending with flour.
  6. Scrape down sides and gently add 1/2 of the blueberries to mixing bowl and blend by hand.
  7. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan and pour remaining blueberries over top gently smoothing into batter.
  8. Place in oven for one hour.

Glaze

  1. Add lemon juice and 2 tablespoons of sugar in a small bowl and blend until sugar dissolves.
  2. Once you remove bread from oven, poke holes in top of bread using skewer, or a sharp knife. This will allow sugar glaze to seep down through bread.
  3. Pour glaze over top.
  4. Let rest for 30 minutes before removing from pan.
  5. Sprinkle powdered sugar over top of bread.
  6. Keep in Refrigerator or Freeze

Recipe Notes

This bread freezes well