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Mar 11, 2015

Gluten Free Blueberry Lemon Bread with Lemon Glaze

When Pamela posted this recipe a couple of weeks ago, I was literally drooling on my computer.  I knew it had to be mine (or my belly's) and I got to baking right away with my trusty Cup4Cup.  I love bread, way too much for someone who is gluten free so I end up making a lot of my own to satisfy that craving.  I love lemon and I love blueberry, and both flavors are not overpowering in this recipe, while the glaze gives the tiniest hint of sweetness, without making you feel like you binged.


recipe adapted via

Ingredients - Bread
1/3 cup melted butter
1 cup white sugar (I used Turbinado)
2 eggs, room temperature
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1.5 cups + 2 tablespoons flour (I used Cup4Cup)
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup milk
2 tablespoons lemon zest
1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries (I used a mix)

Lemon Glaze
Half or whole freshly squeezed lemon juice, depending on how strong you want it
1/2 cup powdered sugar (may need more depending on amount of lemon juice)

Directions - Bread
1.  Preheat oven to 350
2.  Grease an 8 x 4 loaf pan
3.  Beat together butter, one cup sugar, eggs and vanilla extract.
4.  In a separate bowl, mix 1.5 cups flour, baking powder, and salt.  Stir into egg mixture followed by milk and mix.
5.  In the same bowl the dry ingredients were in, add the blueberries and toss with remaining 2 tablespoons of flour
6. Fold blueberries and lemon zest into batter and gently stir.  Pour into prepared pan.
7.  Bake 50-60 minutes, until toothpick in center comes out clean. Cool in pan for at least thirty minutes.  (I did a couple of hours.) Remove from pan and glaze.

Glaze
- Combine lemon juice and powdered sugar and beat with electric mixer until a smooth glaze forms.  Drizzle over top of bread.

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13 comments:

  1. Oh how yummy!!! I need to share this with my friend who is GF!! I think that glaze just gives it that extra little something!! xo, Biana - BlovedBoston

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  2. OMG this seriously has me drooling! YUM! I cant believe its GF either! Can you send me a slice for breakfast?? ;)

    <3, Pamela
    Sequins & Sea Breezes

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  3. Sounds so goo!! My cousin eats GF, going to show her this as she loves bread too!!

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  4. Well this looks incredible!!

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  5. That looks so good! With a cup of hot coffee? Yum sign me up!

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  6. That looks delicious! I love the combo of blueberry and lemon!

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  7. Oh my gosh YUM. Pinning this right now - can't wait to try it, maybe this weekend!

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  8. Yum! Looks delish! My friend is GF and she made my lemon bread recipe last week with GF flour and said it was great! I'll have to forward her your recipe to try too!!

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  9. I'm going to try this! Looks easy enough for me :)

    Shauna

    www.lipglossandlace.net

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  10. I'm going to try this! Looks easy enough for me :)

    Shauna

    www.lipglossandlace.net

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  11. i could just gobble this up right about now!! yummy!

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  12. Nommmm. Yes to this! Mine would have gluten for sure but non-dairy butter. #firstworldproblemsx1000

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  13. well now i'm drooling!!! this sounds like such a good combo.

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