How Do You Make Blueberry Bread?


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Blueberry bread is made by combining flour, salt, baking powder and ground cinnamon, followed by frozen blueberries. This is folded into a whisked mixture of sugar, milk, melted butter, eggs, lemon zest and juice, then baked and cooled.

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How Do You Make Blueberry Bread?
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Blueberry Bread

This recipe is for a single loaf of blueberry bread, so the ingredients can be multiplied proportionally for additional loaves. It can also be adapted for use with other berries, such as blackberries.

Prep Time: 10 min.

Cook Time: 1 hour

Ready In: 2 hours, 20 min.


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp., salt
  • 1 tsp., baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp., ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp., lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp., lemon juice
  1. Combine dry ingredients and berries
  2. Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and combine the flour, salt, baking powder and cinnamon. Then, add the blueberries and stir.

  3. Combine sugar and wet ingredients
  4. Whisk the sugar together with the milk, butter, eggs, lemon zest and lemon juice. Stir into the flour and blueberries.

  5. Bake
  6. Grease a 8 1/2-inch by 4 1/2-inch loaf pan and fill with the mixture. Bake in the oven for around 1 hour, or until an inserted toothpick can be pulled out clean. Cool at room temperature for an hour before serving.

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