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Lemon Blueberry Nut Bread Recipe

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Everyone in the house will love the taste of this Lemon Blueberry Nut Bread Recipe. It’s a simple way to make bread that all will crave. If you’re a fan of blueberries, you don’t want to miss out on this! One of my favorite Sunday brunch recipes!

I love making flavored bread for breakfast, dessert, or snacks. They’re soft, delicious, and full of so much flavor!

This simple lemon bread recipe has so many flavor elements that you must eat a few slices to ensure you get them all!

Lemon Blueberry Nut Bread Recipe

The walnuts add the perfect crunch and pair with the softness of this bread. You don’t often combine two textures like this and create bread perfection.

My boys have always been fans of lemon-flavored bread, so adding the blueberries and nuts was new to them. And they said that it was a game-changer as well!

We love eating this during breakfast, but I have no issues grabbing a slice or two and enjoying it for a snack and dessert!

How do I keep baked bread soft?

Keeping baked bread soft and fresh for several days can be tricky, but it is not impossible.

Start by tightly wrapping the loaf in plastic wrap and pressing it to adhere to the bread’s surface. Then place this wrapped loaf into a tall plastic container or paper bag with the top folded outward.

This will trap moisture within the container and keep your bread from hardening too quickly.

Another helpful tip is individually wrapping slices of chosen loaves in aluminum foil before storing them. This helps retain each slice’s natural moisture and keeps them from drying out too quickly.

Finally, ensure you store your bread at room temperature – never in direct sunlight or near a heating element.

Following these steps can help maintain delicious moistness in your cooked delights.

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Reminder, not all ingredients in the Blueberry Lemon Loaf Recipe 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:

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Once you make this Dessert Blueberry Bread Recipe, everyone will ask for more. The good news is that you can make more flavors easily with the simple recipes below.

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Does frozen fruit or fresh fruit have more flavor?

When comparing fresh fruit to frozen fruit, timing is a critical factor affecting the flavor.

Fresh fruit can be enjoyed immediately, and its taste is at its peak when picked at just the right time. Frozen fruit was likely picked many weeks or months ago, so its flavor tends to be lacking compared to a freshly harvested piece of the same type of fruit.

If you are particularly hungry for something sweet and flavorful, going with fresh fruit would typically provide a better experience.

However, frozen options can always be a satisfactory substitute for those who need their fruit fixed urgently.

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Lemon Blueberry Nut Bread Recipe

Lemon Blueberry Nut Bread Recipe

Yield: 8 slices
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 40 minutes

This easy Lemon Blueberry Nut Bread Recipe proves that baking bread doesn't have to be hard!


  • 1/3 cup of melted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 large room-temperature eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, leveled
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts nuts
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest

Crumble Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter 

Glaze Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Beat the sugar, melted butter, lemon juice, and eggs in a bowl.

Mix the baking soda, salt, and flour in a different bowl.

Add the dry ingredients to the bowl of wet ingredients and whisk to combine.

Fold in the blueberries, lemon zest, and walnuts.

Grease the loaf pan and then add the bread batter.

Put the pan in the oven and bake for 70-75 minutes. You can test the doneness by inserting a clean toothpick into the middle and seeing if it's clean.

Let the bread rest for 10 minutes in the loaf pan once it's done baking, then take it out of the pan.

Combine the powdered sugar and lemon juice in a bowl and drizzle over the top.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 491Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 83mgSodium: 291mgCarbohydrates: 67gFiber: 3gSugar: 38gProtein: 8g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 3/31/2023

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