10 Favorite Lemon Quick Breads
The refreshing and light taste of lemon is perfect for perking up baked goods, especially when whipping up a batch of quick bread. Whether you keep it simple with a light glaze, or jazz it up with the addition of berries or zucchini, everyone is going to want to a slice after smelling it baking in the oven. Here are 10 of our favorite lemon quick breads to wake up your taste buds.
When you're craving a slice of simple lemon bread, this is a great recipe to choose. Both lemon zest and juice add flavor, while chopped walnuts give it a lovely texture.
Yummy Lemon Coconut Loaf
Citrus and coconut are one of those combinations that can't be beat. Here, flaked coconut is included in the batter to add flavor and create a light and fluffy texture.
Lemon Blueberry Bread
Fresh blueberries add a burst of sweetness to this cake-like bread. If you don't have too much of a sweet tooth, skip the glaze. Several reviewers did just that and still enjoyed the recipe.
Lemon Pistachio Zucchini Bread
An entire lemon's worth of zest is included in this tangy quick bread. Get a double dose of green from shredded zucchini and chopped pistachios.
Lemon Zucchini Bread
Use up your summertime zucchini bounty by baking up this quick bread. "What a great idea adding lemon zest. My hubby and I agree that this is the best zucchini bread we've ever had," says TIMSGAL.
Glazed Lemon Bread
The juice-infused glaze adds a burst of extra lemony goodness to this recipe. Tina Richard Valke says, "My husband loves lemon and the lemon glaze poured over this one gives it that much more flavor."
Lemon-Black Raspberry Bread
"My nieces often describe this as having a tall, cool glass of raspberry lemonade in a bread form," says recipe creator Miss B. "The sweet and tart fresh lemon flavor combines well with the natural sweetness of the black raspberries!"
Lemon Lavender Avocado Loaf
Yummy Lemon Bread
Reviewer Chadwick says, "A delightful bread with just the right amount of lemon flavor — not too tart and not too sweet. It was moist, yet firm, and made perfect slices when cut."
Lemon Poppy Seed Bread
Orange juice and lemon extract create the citrus-y flavor for this recipe, while poppy seed give each loaf a beautiful flecked appearance.