Blueberry, Buttermilk, and Lemon Loaf

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6 Tbsp melted butter

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla

1 1emon, zested

½ cup buttermilk

1 ½ cups flour (plus 2 Tbsp to coat blueberries)

1 tsp salt

1 tsp baking powder

¼ tsp baking soda

1 cup blueberries



Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Spray an 8 x 13 loaf pan with baking spray.

In a mixing bowl beat butter, sugar, and eggs.

Add vanilla and lemon zest.

Add flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda and mix until just combined.

Toss blueberries with 2 Tbsp flour, and stir into batter very gently.

Pour batter into prepared loaf pan and bake for 50 to 60 minutes until golden brown and set.

Allow bread to cool on a baking rack before removing it from pan.


Glaze: Combine about 2 Tbsp lemon juice from zested lemon with ½ to ¾ cup confectioner’s sugar to make a glaze. Pour over cooled loaf.


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