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Perfectly Sweetened Blueberry Orange Bread Recipe

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Are you looking for a great recipe that offers a simple orange flavoring loaded with a ton of fresh blueberries? If so, you’re going to love this Blueberry Orange Bread recipe. It’s a simple quick bread recipe that offers a ton of flavor. It’s one of your favorite go-to recipes!

Make certain to check out our other easy blueberry recipes, too.

fresh blueberries and oranges make a delicious and gorgeous bread recipe that is perfect for breakfast

Don’t forget to try out our Hawaiian Bubble Bread recipe as well. Another delicious and easy item to whip up in no time at all.

When it comes to dessert or a sweet treat, having a moist bread is key. This bread is not only that but it’s perfectly balanced with sweetness and fruit flavor as well.

Blueberry Orange Bread Recipe

The combination of these ingredients really set the taste apart. Make certain that you carefully add in the blueberries and don’t overmix. Otherwise, you might end up with a totally blue bread because of the juice!

This bread is a huge hit in our house every time we make it. Our boys line up for this bread recipe once that smell from the oven hits their nose. (and I have to agree, it’s so good!)

easy blueberry and orange sweet bread recipe

How do you know when this bread recipe is done baking in the oven?

Once you’ve made up your batter and placed it in your prepared loaf pan, it’s time to pop it into the oven. Following the recipe below, you’re going to want to cook it for the allotted time. Then you’ll want to insert a toothpick into the center of the bread to see if it’s done cooking all the way.

If the toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, it means that the bread is done and ready to be removed. If not, it needs more time to cook.

Specialty Ingredients:

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Reminder, not all ingredients in the Blueberry Orange Bread are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for

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Make it a Meal:

Sometimes, meal planning can be hard when you’re doing it all on your own. Luckily, I’ve got a menu below that would be perfect for any night of the week!

Main Dish: Slow Cooker Chicken and Cheese

Vegetable Side: Hawaiian Baked Beans

Starch Side: Sweet Potato Fries

Refreshing Drink: Hawaiian Blue Mocktail

the sweet icing on top of this blueberry orange bread makes a delicious breakfast even better and one that will surely wow your guests

Best Bread Recipes:

Once you make this delicious Blueberry Orange Bread Recipe, you’re going to be on the hunt for more of that same taste and flavor. Don’t worry, I’ve picked out some other great recipes for you to try!

This Pumpkin Bread will have you ready for Fall!

Don’t miss out on the taste of this Red Velvet Bread recipe. It’s one that you’ll be making over and over again.

This Sourdough Bread recipe goes perfectly with soups and stews.

Just wait until you try a piece of this Lemon Blueberry Bread!

This Skinny Strawberry Bread will have you coming back for “just one more piece”.

What I love about this Chocolate Banana Bread recipe is that it’s a great way to use up those overripe bananas.

Add this Bread Machine Sandwich Bread recipe into your weekly meal planning rotation.

this blueberry orange bread recipe makes a beautiful and delicious sweet breakfast bread recipe

Can you use frozen blueberries in this recipe?

In my opinion, this recipe does matter if you use fresh or frozen blueberries. The fresh blueberries are going to come out the best since because they won’t be thawing and letting out a ton of juice.

Frozen blueberries can be used but just know that there is a chance that your bread will be soggier than normal because of the thawing of the berry. To help alleviate the issue of too much juice or water, make certain that you’re folding in the blueberries and not stirring them once you add them in.

More Orange Recipes: (that use orange zest or orange peel)

blueberry and orange bread recipe

Blueberry Orange Bread

Yield: 10 slices
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

This Blueberry Orange Bread recipe is a great way to kick off the day.

Ingredients

  • Bread Ingredients
  • • 2 c all-purpose flour
  • • ¼ tsp salt
  • • 1 tsp baking powder
  • • ½ tsp baking soda
  • • 3 tbsp orange zest
  • • ⅓ c water
  • • 2 tbsp unsalted butter cut into small pieces
  • • 1 large egg lightly beaten
  • • 1 c granulated sugar
  • • ½ c orange juice
  • • ¾ c fresh blueberries
  • Orange Icing Glaze Ingredients
  • • 2 c powdered sugar
  • • 3½ tbsp fresh orange juice

Instructions

    Bread Instructions
    •Start by preheating the oven to 350 degrees.
    •Make certain to grease your loaf pan.
    •Grab a large bowl, and combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
    •Next, use a different bowl and mix together orange juice, egg, water, butter, and orange zest.
    •Once that is done, take and stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until mixed.
    •Carefully fold in the blueberries.
    •Once you've done that, take and pour into your greased pan.
    •Put in the oven and bake on the center rack for about 1-hour or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
    •Allow to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then remove and place on a cooling rack to finish cooling.

    Orange Icing Glaze Instructions
    •To make the glaze, take and mix the orange juice with the powdered sugar until combined. Be aware that this glaze is thin and is meant to drizzle on top. If you feel that it's too thick after making, just add in some orange juice to thin.
    •Once done, take and drizzle over your cooled cake. Let it cool down before slicing.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 346Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 201mgCarbohydrates: 75gFiber: 2gSugar: 52gProtein: 4g

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