Lemon Blueberry Bread

Quick breads are among my favorite things to bake because they are simple and delicious. And this Lemon and Blueberry Bread is no exception. It’s bursting with bright and fresh flavor, and you can whip it up in no time for a wonderful breakfast treat or afternoon snack.

 

Ingredients

1/3 cup butter, melted

1 cup sugar

3 tablespoons lemon juice

2 large eggs, room temperature

1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup 2% milk

1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries

1/2 cup chopped nuts

2 tablespoons grated lemon zest..

GLAZE:

2 tablespoons lemon juice

1/4 cup sugar..

 

Directions

1. 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 zest.

2. Transfer to a greased 8×4-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 60-70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.

3. Combine glaze ingredients; drizzle over warm bread. Cool completely

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