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Lemon Blueberry Bread Recipe
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Lemon Blueberry Bread Recipe

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Informs Julianne Johnson of Grove City, Minnesota, "Of all the quick breads we had growing up, this beautifully glazed berry-studded loaf is the best!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 2 tablespoons grated lemon peel
  • GLAZE:
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 181 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 149 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat the butter, sugar, lemon juice and eggs. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; stir into egg mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Fold in the blueberries, nuts and lemon peel.
  2. Transfer to a greased 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 60-70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.
  3. Combine glaze ingredients; drizzle over warm bread. Cool completely. Yield: 1 loaf (16 slices).
Editor's Note: If using frozen blueberries, use without thawing to avoid discoloring the batter.
Originally published as Lemon Blueberry Bread in Taste of Home February/March 1995, p45

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 181 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 149 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Jul. 13, 2014

The very best lemon blueberry bread I have ever made. Made it for the 4th of July, everyone loved it. Making it again today. I triple it each time and it turns out great.

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Reviewed May. 30, 2014

Fragrant and moist - I've made this bread several times now and it is consistently delicious!

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Reviewed May. 22, 2014

OMG I love this recipe!! Everyone who tried it loved it too. I will make this again.

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Reviewed Jan. 24, 2014

I love this bread and so do my children

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Reviewed Oct. 19, 2013

wanderful blueberry bread made this today

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