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Sliced bread with blueberries on a small white plate.
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Blueberry Lemon Bread

Moist and delicious loaf of quick bread loaded with blueberries and fresh lemon flavor.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blueberry bread, blueberry lemon bread, lemon blueberry bread
Servings: 1 loaf
Calories: 231kcal
Author: Kathy

Ingredients

  • 1/4 Cup butter melted
  • 3/4 Cup sugar
  • 1/2 Cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon zest
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup blueberries

Instructions

Regular Loaf

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spray a loaf pan with a non-stick spray.
  • In a mixing bowl combine butter and sugar.
  • Add milk, eggs, lemon zest and lemon juice. Mix until combined.
  • Add flour. baking powder and salt. Mix until combined.
  • With a spatula gently fold blueberries into mixture.
  • Pour mixture into prepared loaf pan.
  • Bake at 350 for 60 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let cool in pan on a cooling rack for 15 minutes.
  • Carefully remove from pan and continue cooling on rack.

Mini Loaf

  • Follow instructions above for making bread batter.
  • Place batter in two greased mini loaf pans.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes in a preheated 350 degree oven.

Notes

  • Can use fresh or frozen blueberries.
  • If adding frozen, do not thaw before adding.
  • Cooking time will increase by about 10 minutes when using frozen berries.

Tips for making quick bread

  • Do not overmix batter
  • Bake in a fully preheated oven
  • Test bread for doneness by inserting a toothpick into the center of the loaf. If toothpick comes out with just a few crumbs, bread is cooked through. If toothpick comes out with wet crumbs or batter, the bread needs to cook longer
  • Allow bread to fully cool before slicing
Calories are based on a regular loaf  (not mini) sliced into 10 slices. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1slice | Calories: 231kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 118mg | Potassium: 151mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 217IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 2mg