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Lemon Blueberry Bread

This Lemon Blueberry Bread is an easy breakfast that everyone loves, and it freezes well too!

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Quick sweet breads like this are one of my favorite breakfasts. I like to make them the day before and then in the morning there is a delicious homemade breakfast that the whole family enjoys, and all I have to do is slice it! Sometimes I will double the recipe and put one loaf in the freezer for an easy breakfast another day.

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We bought a huge container of blueberries and after two days of binge eating them, we were ready to enjoy them in a new way. The combination of lemon and blueberry is one of my favorites! This bread has such bright, fresh flavor, and the texture is moist and dense. The lemony glaze drizzled on top really pumps up the lemon flavor and adds just enough sweetness that it feels quite decadent. My kids were so excited to be eating “dessert” for breakfast, haha!

With or without the glaze, this bread is a treat! You can use fresh or frozen berries, just remember to keep them frozen if you go that route. No thawing first or you will end up with purple bread :)

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Lemon Blueberry Bread

This Lemon Blueberry Bread is an easy breakfast that everyone loves! If you make it ahead of time, it's a quick breakfast on busy mornings. Freezes well too!

Ingredients

Bread

  • 1 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cup blueberries

Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoons lemon juice

Directions

Bread
Step 1
Preheat oven to 350
In a large mixing bowl mix together yogurt, oil, and sugar. Add in eggs, vanilla, and salt, mixing until combined. Add in lemon juice and zest and mix again. Slowly add in flour and baking powder on low speed until incorporated. Stir in blueberries. Pour into a greased loaf pan and bake 45-50 minutes or until tester comes out clean. Let cool in the pan for about 20 minutes before removing. Let cool completely before glazing.
Glaze
Step 2
In a small bowl whisk together powdered sugar and lemon juice until it reaches your desired consistency. Spoon over bread.

 

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47 Responses to “Lemon Blueberry Bread”

  1. Linda says:

    I pinned it already and stumbled it! On my to make list.

    Do you think this would be good as Texas size muffins?

    Thanks.
    Linda

  2. Debbie Caraballo says:

    This looks delicious, but – I’m just not a lemon lover. I do love the blueberries, and was wondering if you could use milk instead of the lemon juice? Thanks, Stephanie!

  3. Yum! I know what I’m bringing to work for breakfast every morning this week :)

  4. Your photos are always so beautiful and vibrant! They make me want to reach through the screen for a bite!

  5. I have been wanting to make a lemon blueberry loaf for weeks now! Yours looks phenomenal

  6. Lemon and blueberries are basically the perfect combo EVER. That bread looks like it wants to get in my belly ASAP. Pinned!

  7. janelle says:

    looks so bright and like it tastes of summer!

  8. I love having quick breads on hand for breakfast! The lemon blueberry combo is perfect!

  9. Love putting yogurt in my bread. It makes it so moist. You’ve made a delicious flavor combination too.

  10. I am utterly powerless against any baked good with blueberries in it and this looks marvy!

  11. This bread looks gorgeous! Perfect for impressing guests!

  12. Ginny McMeans says:

    This looks like it would just melt in your mouth!

  13. Julie says:

    Love blueberries + lemons together!

  14. christine says:

    This is calling my name. I love the blueberry/lemon combo

  15. Love lemon and blueberry together. This bread looks like perfection!! What a wonderful breakfast treat this would make!

  16. I didn’t even know Lemon Blueberry Bread was a thing!! Of course now I have to try it :) It looks super delicious — moist and fresh. Thanks for sharing this recipe!!

  17. What is it about lemon and blueberry? Just the perfect combo! Love this bread!

  18. I can just taste the lemon and blueberry flavor together from those gorgeous pics!

  19. My husband just walked by the computer and said That looks good- you should make that”. I agree- looks amazing, love the flavor combo!

  20. Lemon and blueberries are such a wonderful combo. I’d be snacking on this all day!

  21. That sounds so yummy! It looks really moist too!

  22. lemon and blueberries are so perfect together

  23. Lemon and blueberry are my favorite flavor combo!

  24. Lemon and blueberry is probably one of my favorite flavor combinations, and your bread looks delicious! I would love a piece of it this morning with my coffee!

  25. Miss Messy says:

    This looks like a delicious summer treat! I love combining blueberries and lemon!

  26. I love blueberries in cakes. I like how the berry stays warm and soft inside and protected by the outer layer. I have done muffins with blueberries and now need to try this amazing cake!

  27. Whoa, mama! This looks amazing! That drizzle! Wow! Another trick to try is to coat your frozen blueberries in flour so they don’t sink to the bottom of the bread as it bakes.

  28. Lemon and blueberries. Two of my favorite things.

  29. This is the perfect way to use left over blueberries!

  30. Beautiful! I have a ton of blueberries to use…so perfect!

  31. Samantha says:

    Those blueberries look gorgeous !! I love lemon and blueberries together. So perfect.

  32. Clare says:

    Oh my – these look absolutely delicious!

  33. Theresa says:

    making this now and a little concerned. I’m already past 55 minutes and still gooey on top but getting browner than I would like.

  34. Aliea says:

    Was wondering if you could use frozen blueberry in place of fresh blueberry

  35. flora says:

    I found this on pint rest and actually made this today! It was Delicious! !! The only issue I came across was that my glaze wasn’t forming so I added more lemon juice and a bit water. It was think and had to spread on top with a butter knife So I didn’t get the gooey effect. Does anyone know what I did wrong ? !

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