lemon blueberry breakfast bread

One of my favorite flavor combinations in the summer is lemon and blueberry…so yummy!  Because we have a little more time in the mornings now (no rushing out the door to school), I like to bake this for my girls for breakfast.

Lemon Blueberry Breakfast Bread

lemon blueberry breakfast bread | polka dots and picket fences

You will need…

2 cups flour

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature

1 cup sugar

2 cups blueberries

2 eggs

2-3 teaspoons lemon zest

1/2 cup plain yogurt

lemon blueberry breakfast bread | polka dots and picket fences

Here’s what you do…

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.  Spray a loaf pan with cooking spray and set aside.

Whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.  Add the blueberries and lemon zest, and stir to combine.

lemon blueberry breakfast bread | polka dots and picket fences

lemon blueberry breakfast bread | polka dots and picket fences

lemon blueberry bread | polka dots and picket fences

Cream together the butter and sugar.  Add the eggs one at a time, and beat well.  Add the yogurt, and stir.

lemon blueberry breakfast bread | polka dots and picket fences

lemon blueberry breakfast bread | polka dots and picket fences

Add this mixture to the dry ingredients, and stir it together.  Be sure not to crush the blueberries.

lemon blueberry breakfast bread | polka dots and picket fences

Pour batter into the loaf pan, and bake for 60-70 minutes or until golden brown.

lemon blueberry breakfast bread | polka dots and picket fences

It smells so good while it is baking!  We have a hard time waiting for it to cool before we slice into it.

lemon blueberry breakfast bread | polka dots and picket fences

Did I mention that we eat this for breakfast…well, it is so delicious that it becomes a snack again later in the day!

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