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Lemon Blueberry Bread Recipe

This Lemon Blueberry Bread is drizzled with a lemon glaze and is a variation of the classic lemon loaf. It's a quick bread that's perfect for brunch!
Course Bread, Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword lemon blueberry bread
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 16 slices
Calories 237kcal
Author Rebecca Swanner

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 13⁄4 cup flour divided
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 3⁄4 tsp. coarse kosher salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon zest from 2-3 lemons
  • 3⁄4 cup whole-milk Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • cup blueberries

Lemon Glaze

  • 2 cups confectioner's sugar
  • ½ tsp. lemon zest from 1 lemon
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. unsalted butter melted
  • 1 pinch fine salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Coat nonstick loaf pan with cooking spray and dust with flour. Shake excess out of pan.
  • Zest lemons using box grater or zester. Set aside.
  • Juice lemons. Set juice aside.
  • Place flour, baking powder, and salt in small bowl. Whisk to blend. Set aside.
  • Place sugar and 1 Tbsp. of lemon zest in large bowl. Work zest and sugar together with your hands until sugar is moist and fragrant.
  • Add Greek yogurt, vegetable oil, eggs, vanilla extract, and lemon juice to large bowl with sugar mixture. Whisk to combine until no lumps remain. Stir in fresh blueberries.
  • Add flour mixture to yogurt mixture and stir gently to combine.
  • Pour batter into prepared loaf pan. Bake for 50-55 minutes or until a knife or toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and place on a wire rack. Let cool for 10 minutes. Flip pan over and remove loaf. Let cool completely before adding lemon glaze.

Lemon Glaze

  • Whisk powdered sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice, melted butter, and salt in large bowl until combined. Place in fridge until no longer runny.
  • When the lemon blueberry bread has cooled, drizzle glaze over the top.

Nutrition

Serving: 1slice | Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 89mg | Potassium: 37mg | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 2% | Vitamin C: 3% | Calcium: 2% | Iron: 1%