Lemon & Blueberry Bread Recipe!

Hello lovelies,

You’ll probably of guessed that lemon and blueberries have become a favourite of mine to bake with this year.

I honestly hadn’t realised until recently how many of my bakes have included lemons or blueberries OR both! I think lemon and blueberry is a great combo and I want to share as many ways of using them both (wether that’s together or separately) as possible. I just hope you aren’t getting bored haha.

Anyway, today’s recipe is a little different to anything I’ve made before. I was scrolling through Pinterest when a picture of today’s recipe caught my eye. It looked delicious so when I clicked on the link and saw how easy the recipe was, I just had to give it a try myself (credit: https://bakerbettie.com/blueberry-lemon-sour-cream-bread/).

It’s a little different to anything I’ve baked here on my blog before because – one, it’s using sour cream which I don’t think I’ve ever used in a sweet bake before and two, it’s actually classed as a bread not a cake. I just thought it sounded and looked amazing so after trailing it out myself, I’m here sharing the recipe with you guys today!


Category: Sweet Treat

Serves: 8-10

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 1 Hour

Decorating Time: 10 Minutes

Overall Time: 1 Hour 20 Minutes


Ingredients You Need For Bread:

  • 210g Of Plain Flour
  • 196g Of Granulated Sugar
  • 242g Of Sour Cream
  • 60ml Of Vegetable Oil
  • 2 Large Eggs, Beaten
  • Zest Of Two Lemons
  • 30ml Of Lemon Juice
  • 2tsp Of Baking Powder
  • 1tsp Of Vanilla Extract
  • 300g Of Frozen Blueberries, Defrosted
  • 1 Punnet Of Fresh Blueberries

How To Make Bread:

  • Firstly, gather together your equipment and ingredients, line a loaf tin with parchment paper and preheat the oven to 180C / 160C Fan / Gas Mark 4.
  • Secondly, in a large bowl, mix together the 210g of plain flour, 196g of granulated sugar and 2tsp of baking powder, then set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the 242g of sour cream, 60ml of vegetable oil, 2 large eggs, 1tsp of vanilla extract, 30ml of lemon juice and zest of two lemons.
  • Next, add the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir together until combined (TIP: try not to over whisk as it will become dense).
  • Once mixed together, fold in the 300g of defrosted frozen blueberries.
  • Place in the oven for around 50 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean from the middle of the cake.
  • Finally, once baked, take out the oven and leave to cool in the tin for around 15 minutes and then turn out onto a wire rack to further cool.

That’s your Lemon & Blueberry Bread prepared, baked and ready to be demolished.

This cake is up there with one of the moistest cakes I’ve ever made. It melts away in your mouth beautifully. I’m Obsessed.

In the recipe I found, it did add a lemon glaze but to be perfectly honest with you, I didn’t find mine needed it. I thought it looked and tasted perfect on its own. That being said, if you’d like to add some extra sweetness by adding a glaze, go ahead and add!

I really think you guys will love this. So if you do end up making it yourself, let me know your thoughts. Have I turned you lemon and blueberry mad?

Sending you all tons of love & hugs as always,

Elle xo

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24 Comments

  1. lynnmumbingmejia
    September 2, 2021 / 12:35 am

    Yummy! My aunt used to make really yummy blueberry lemon muffins and this reminds me of that! She made it a lot when blueberries were in season! Pinning for later! Thanks for sharing x

    Lynn | https://www.lynnmumbingmejia.com

    • ellegracedeveson
      Author
      September 7, 2021 / 7:00 pm

      Lemon and blueberry muffins are the best aren’t they! This bread is honestly delicious. Blueberries are the best in sweet bakes. Thank you so much for commenting Xo

  2. September 2, 2021 / 9:44 am

    This is my kind of cake as I’m obsessed with blueberries, great post xx

    • ellegracedeveson
      Author
      September 7, 2021 / 7:00 pm

      Oooo I think you’ll love this if you love blueberries! Thank you so much for commenting Xo

  3. September 2, 2021 / 11:04 am

    Yum! My daughter and I LOVE blueberries! I’ll have to make this. I think we’d probably love the glaze as we have a super sweet tooth.

    • ellegracedeveson
      Author
      September 7, 2021 / 7:01 pm

      blueberries are the best aren’t they? The glaze is blooming delicious also! Thank you so much for commenting Xo

  4. September 2, 2021 / 12:38 pm

    Oh love blueberry and lemon as a combo! I love it in muffins, so have to try this in bread asap! Such a tasty and easy recipe x

    • ellegracedeveson
      Author
      September 7, 2021 / 7:03 pm

      It’s the best combo isn’t it? This bread is honestly delicious. Super easy to make and is super tasty! Thank you so much for commenting Xo

  5. September 2, 2021 / 1:32 pm

    The BEST combo! This looks absolutely incredible and I know everyone hates the word but the middle looks so moist! This would be perfect to serve at an afternoon tea! x

    • ellegracedeveson
      Author
      September 7, 2021 / 7:04 pm

      Oooo defiantly the best! It’s a cringey word isn’t it but it really is the most moist cake. Isn’t dry at all which is amazing. The best afternoon tea cake! Thank you so much for commenting Xo

    • ellegracedeveson
      Author
      September 7, 2021 / 7:05 pm

      The best combo! Add blueberries and lemon to any sweet treat your making and it’ll taste amazing. Thank you so much for commenting Xo

  6. September 2, 2021 / 2:57 pm

    I love the lemon and blueberry combination and this recipe looks delicious! Thanks for sharing!

    • ellegracedeveson
      Author
      September 7, 2021 / 7:06 pm

      It’s the best combo and honestly, you’ll love this – delicious! Thank you so much for commenting Xo

  7. September 2, 2021 / 4:20 pm

    Ooh my husband would absolutely love this! He love lemon!

    • ellegracedeveson
      Author
      September 7, 2021 / 7:07 pm

      It’s honestly delicious! The perfect bake for anyone who loves blueberries and lemons. Thank you so much for commenting Xo

  8. September 2, 2021 / 6:13 pm

    Loving the lemon and blueberry combinations! This looks delicious and like such a lovely bake. Thanks for sharing x

    • ellegracedeveson
      Author
      September 7, 2021 / 7:09 pm

      It’s the best combo isn’t it? It really is the yummiest bread. Thank you so much for commenting Xo

    • ellegracedeveson
      Author
      September 7, 2021 / 7:10 pm

      It’s the best combo ever! Honestly, you’ll love this. Thank you so much for commenting Xo

  9. September 3, 2021 / 1:55 pm

    Wow……lemon and blueberries! What an amazing combo! I’m sure it tasted awesome-licious! Thank you for sharing.

    • ellegracedeveson
      Author
      September 7, 2021 / 7:11 pm

      The best kind of combo isn’t it? It really is delicious! Thank you so much for commenting Xo

  10. September 4, 2021 / 11:18 am

    My boys and I will love this! Thank you for a lovely recipe.

    • ellegracedeveson
      Author
      September 7, 2021 / 7:11 pm

      It really is delicious! I hope you enjoy. Thank you so much for commenting Xo

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