Blueberry Lemon Bread

Recipe by mstrcook
READY IN: 1hr 25mins
YIELD: 1 Loaf




  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Butter 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 loaf pan.
  • Combine first 3 ingredients in small bowl.
  • Using electric mixer, cream butter with 1 cup sugar in large bowl until mixture is light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Add lemon peel. Mix in dry ingredients alternatively with milk, beginning and ending with dry ingredients.
  • Fold in blue berries.
  • Spoon batter into prepared loaf pan.
  • Bake until golden brown and toothpick inserted into center comes out clean, about 1 hour 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, bring 1/3 cup sugar and lemon juice to boil in small saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves.
  • Pierce top of cake all over with toothpick. Pour hot lemon mixture over loaf in pan.
  • Cool 30 minutes in pan on rack.
  • Turn bread out of pan and cool completely on rack.