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Blueberry Bread (Blueberry Loaf Cake)

Blueberry Bread is a quick bread made in just 5 minutes without yeast! You'll love this easy Blueberry Bread Recipe. It's perfect for Saturday mornings, Easter and Mother's Day brunch and so much more! Make it into a Blueberry Loaf Cake by drenching it in glaze!

Course Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine American
Keyword bread, quick bread, sweet breads
Servings 10
Calories 303 kcal
Author Julie Blanner


  • 1 c sugar
  • 2 c flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 c milk
  • 1/3 vegetable oil
  • 1 c blueberries (1/2 pint)

Glaze (optional)

  • 3 Tbsp butter melted
  • 1 1/2 c powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 tsp heavy cream can substitute milk


  1. Grease loaf pan and preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. In a mixing bowl or mixer, combine sugar, flour, baking powder and salt.

  3. Beat eggs, milk and oil.

  4. Gradually add dry mixture to wet until just moist.

  5. Fold in blueberries.

  6. Pour batter into pan an inch and a half below to compensate for rise. Optional: sprinkle sugar on top if you're not topping with glaze. Bake 50-60 minutes.

  7. Allow to cool on wire rack 10-15 minutes before removing from loaf pan.

Recipe Notes

Add lemon extract and or zest to make Lemon Blueberry Bread

Mix it up using Lemon Glaze or Cream Cheese Glaze

Nutrition Facts
Blueberry Bread (Blueberry Loaf Cake)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 303 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 28mg9%
Sodium 166mg7%
Potassium 197mg6%
Carbohydrates 61g20%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 40g44%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 190IU4%
Vitamin C 1.4mg2%
Calcium 87mg9%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.