The Lemon Blueberry Loaf is a delightful, moist bread that perfectly marries the tangy zest of lemon with the sweet, juicy bursts of blueberries. Imagine a golden-brown crust that gently gives way to a soft, tender crumb, rich with the aroma of freshly grated lemon zest and plump, ripe blueberries. As you slice through the loaf, you’re greeted by the sight of blueberries dotted throughout like little jewels, each berry nestled within the light, fluffy texture of the bread.

The batter for this loaf is a harmonious blend of basic ingredients like flour, sugar, and eggs, elevated by the addition of lemon juice and zest, which infuse the loaf with a bright, citrusy flavor. The blueberries are often tossed in a little flour before being folded into the batter, ensuring they are evenly distributed and don’t sink to the bottom during baking.

As it bakes, the loaf fills the kitchen with a warm, inviting aroma, a promise of the delightful taste to come. The exterior bakes to a perfect golden hue, while inside, the blueberries burst slightly, creating pockets of sweet, fruity flavor that contrast beautifully with the tang of the lemon.

Once baked and cooled, the Lemon Blueberry Loaf is often drizzled with a simple lemon glaze, made from a mixture of lemon juice and confectioners’ sugar. This glaze not only adds an extra layer of lemony sweetness but also seeps slightly into the top of the loaf, creating a moist, slightly sticky top layer that is irresistible.

Each bite of this loaf offers a balance of flavors and textures – the buttery, soft crumb of the bread, the bright, zesty lemon, and the sweet, succulent blueberries. It’s a versatile treat, perfect for a breakfast on the go, a leisurely brunch, or as a sweet end to a meal. The Lemon Blueberry Loaf is a delightful treat that brings a touch of summer into your kitchen, no matter the time of year.


°1/3 cup melted butter

°1 cup of sugar

°3 tablespoons lemon juice

°2 eggs

°1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

°1 teaspoon baking powder

°1 teaspoon of salt

°1/2 cup of milk

° 2 tsp grated lemon zest

°1/2 c chopped walnuts, optional

°1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries


°2 tablespoons lemon juice

°1 tablespoon melted butter

°1 cup icing sugar

How to make Lemon Blueberry Bread:

In a bowl, mix the butter with 1 cup of sugar, the juice and the eggs. Mix flour, baking powder & salt. Add the egg mixture alternately with the milk. Add lemon zest, nuts and berries. Pour the mix into a grease loaf pan. Cooking at 350 is approximately 61-71 minutes.

Enjoy !

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