Lemon Blueberry Muffin Bread Recipe- It’s So Berry Good!
Lemon Blueberry Muffin Bread Recipe
Since blueberries are in season, there is no better time than to make a berry good recipe using these luscious little gems.
And the best part – aside from its delectable delicate taste and aroma – it’s easy peasy one, two, three! Well, maybe four! :)
I always get so excited when fresh fruits are available for the taking and, I always use them in my cooking and baking. Well, folks, this is the perfect opportunity to use some delicious blueberries in your baking. Oh, and let’s talk about the lemon sassiness going on here. It adds a delicate aroma of fresh lemon to this loaf. It’s not overpowering, but yet it’s just enough to add a summery flavor!
I don’t know how many adjectives I can use to describe how delicious this Lemon Blueberry Muffin Bread loaf is, but as far as loaves go, this is my all time favorite! To sum it up, you get a pop of lemon, the sweet joy of blueberry, the creaminess of yogurt, and the moistness of a cloud! It’s not heavy or overbearing, but rather light and airy but with some substance. I know what beverage would go perfectly with this too! My homemade lemonade! I promise you it’s like no other you’ve had!
OK, so less talk and let’s get to it!
Oh! I made a Lemon Glaze Drizzle for the top which is optional. I drizzled it ever to gingerly over the top. You can, if desired, leave that step out.
2 cups of all-purpose flour
1½ tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature
1 cup sugar
2 cups blueberries (12 oz)
2 tsp lemon zest
½ cup plain yogurt
Lemon Glaze Drizzle:
4 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
1 Cup of Confectioners Sugar
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
Spray a loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray
Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. Add the blueberries and lemon zest and toss to combine. If you are using a blender, blend on slow speed.
Combine together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Add the eggs, one at a time
Be sure to beat them well after each addition.
Add the yogurt then the dry ingredients
Use a large spoon for mixing and only until incorporated – you don’t want to have mushy blueberries so be gingerly when mixing!
Scoop batter into your prepared loaf pan
Bake for about 1 hour 10 minutes or until golden brown.
Let cool in the pan for 10 minutes
Then, invert onto a plate
For the Lemon Glaze Drizzle: just slowly add the lemon juice to the sugar and mix. Then lightly drizzle.
I usually wrap the leftover loaf in foil and keep it on my countertop. It can stay fresh for at least 2-3 days that way.
As far as where I got this recipe from – I had this printed out and don’t recall I where I got it from.
Here are some images of the process. I know you will love this loaf as much as we did! Hubby gave it a 10!
Lemon Glaze Drizzle Images:
PIN IT FOR LATER!
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So berry good! This has to be one of my favorites of yours now. We just love blueberry bread in our house. Love the photos that are making me drool. I pinned to my recipe board.
Your quick bread looks amazing and so berry good!
Hubby is our loaf bread maker and I am sending the link to him as it sounds deelish!
Thanks much Sue! Fresh blueberries are the best. My hubby loves them. This loaf is honestly one of the best I’ve made. You have to try it. It’s so easy too!
Oh Carol, I promise it will be the best you’ve had. The yogurt really adds something so unique to it, and it easy to make. Enjoy!
Thanks Nancy! It’s one of the best I’ve made yet. Thanks much for stopping by!
Ohmigosh! I hope this translates well for high altitude for I *must* have these. Yum, yum, yum. Thank you. Pinning.
OMG so berry berry good! A big YUMMO looks delsih! #GIMMEMINE
Oh, we love anything berry in our house so this will definitely be something we’re going to try. YUM!
Just when we are trying to cut down our carbs! Will have to try it.
I love the combination of blueberries and lemon – so this sounds about perfect to me! Thanks for sharing – I’ll definitely have to try making this for myself.
Hi Laurel, It’s such a unique flavor – one that I’m addicted to now. I can’t tell you how amazing this loaf is…I hope you get to try it soon. Thanks much for stopping by hope to see you again soon!
Hi Kathy, lol yes we were trying to do that too, but then this came along. It’s so amazing and worth the few extra carbs. Have a wonderful day!
Two of my favorite flavors. This is perfect for breakfast or a late night snack with a cup of tea. Thanks so much for sharing, Carolann.
Hi Cathy, I can’t begin to tell you how amazing it is! I hope you get to enjoy it soon!
It really was! The best I’ve made yet!
Thank you Lisa! I can’t begin to tell you how amazing it was. I’m sure it will translate just fine…it’s a must make for sure!
Hi Kelly! Always a pleasure hearing from you! I had a little slice for breakfast indeed! It was the best combo of flavors and one of the best I’ve made to date. Thanks much for stopping over!
Lemon and blueberry are two of my favorite things, together— WOW! I can’t wait to make this!
Oh you would love it Wendy! It’s simply the best!
great recipe..and the way through pictures you suggest very easy to understand..thanx for this sharing.
Thanks! That recipe is just so delicious! Have a great weekend!
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