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Lemon Blueberry Bread

Rated as 4.55 out of 5 Stars

"A quick bread that is one of my family's favorites."
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Ingredients

1 h 30 m servings 241 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 - 8x4 inch loaf)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease an 8x4 inch loaf pan.
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat together butter, 1 cup sugar, juice and eggs. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; stir into egg mixture alternately with milk. Fold in lemon zest, nuts, and blueberries. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 60 to 70 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into center of the loaf comes out clean. Cool bread in pan for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, combine lemon juice and 1/4 cup sugar in a small bowl. Remove bread from pan and drizzle with glaze. Cool on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 241 calories; 9.5 g fat; 36.5 g carbohydrates; 3.9 g protein; 45 mg cholesterol; 277 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Very moist and with the glaze, this is more like a coffee cake. (Use powdered sugar for the glaze and increase by 2 tablespoons to thicken or else it's too runny and will run right off the cake)...

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This bread came out just as I expected it to be. I omitted the nuts (personal preference) but otherwise stayed true to the recipe as it is written. The bread baked up in about 60 minutes, and it...

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Very moist and with the glaze, this is more like a coffee cake. (Use powdered sugar for the glaze and increase by 2 tablespoons to thicken or else it's too runny and will run right off the cake)...

Wonderful recipe. Quick and easy to make and it's so good! The only I might change the next time is reducing the lemon flavor just a bit, so that it doesn't overpower the blueberry taste. I t...

Solid recipe. Good lemon flavor. The texture is more cake-like than bready. I did not use the nuts. The first time I made this recipe all the blueberries sunk to the bottom (even though I dredge...

awsome loaf- everybody loves it! I will make a note to say to use fresh lemon juice, not the bottled stuff. I made it with both and the fresh is way better. The bottled stuff made it taste a lit...

This is a lovely loaf with a cake like texture, moist with lots of flavor. You could smell the lemon while it baked. I have a couple tricks though, that puts this loaf at 5 stars! First, add the...

I just had my first slice of this ( I couldn't even wait for it to cool down!), and I just had to come on here and rate this recipe... It is phenomenally delicious!!! Because so many reviewers w...

I omitted the walnuts, added two cups of blueberries, and the zest of three lemons. This came out more like a cake. Very good!

This bread is great. It has a delicate almost cakelike texture and is super easy to make. If you want to use it at a bake sale then I recommend that you line the bottom of the bread pan wit h w...

With a few changes, this bread is wonderful!! I used a little over 1 T. (3 lemons) zest and it came out just fine. I also put some milk, lemon juice, 2 T. butter (no dieting here!), and powder...