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A tasty loaf of bread bursting with lemon and blueberry flavors. This lemon blueberry bread topped with a lemon glaze is a bright flavorful bread that makes a perfect gift or dessert.

Lemon Blueberry Bread with a Lemon Glaze

A moist delicious bread filled with lemon and blueberries with a lemon glaze icing. Perfect for breakfast, snack or dessert! 

Course Dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes

Ingredients

Bread

  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp almond extract

Glaze

  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp lemon zest
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350F.  In a medium bowl, combine sugar with lemon zest. Mix thoroughly. It will smell very fragrant and fresh.

  2. Add in lemon juice, egg, and almond extract till combined. Then add oil and sour cream

  3. In a separate bowl, combine dry ingredients. Mix flour, salt, and baking powder together. 

  4. Slowly add wet ingredients to dry. Fold in blueberries. 

  5. Pour into a greased 9x4 loaf pan.

  6. Bake for approximately 60 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. 

  7. As cake cools 10 minutes, mix together powdered sugar, fresh lemon juice, lemon zest. 

  8. Remove bread from pan and add glaze on top with a spoon, letting it slightly drip over the sides. 

Recipe Notes

**Baking time varies with each oven. I recommended setting timer for 50 minutes and check bread with toothpick. **

**You want the bread warm but not hot when you add the glaze**

**You can use 8x4 9x4 or 9x5 loaf pan**