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Lemon Blueberry Bread

 Lemon Blueberry Bread
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!"
16 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling

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

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Lemon Blueberry Bread (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Combine glaze ingredients; drizzle over warm bread. Cool completely.
  • Yield: 1 loaf (16 slices).
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.