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Healthy Lemon Blueberry Bread

Serve up something amazing when you make this Healthy Lemon Blueberry Loaf. Less sugar, but all the flavor make this Lemon Blueberry Bread a favorite!
4.88 from 8 votes
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Course: Breakfast, Breakfast or Dessert, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blueberry, bread, healthy, lemon, loaf
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Calories: 2519kcal
Author: Tracy


  • Oven


Lemon Blueberry Bread Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour + 1 tablespoon divided
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup canola oil vegetable or coconut would be fine as well
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup vanilla greek yogurt
  • Zest of half lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries

Lemon Glaze Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spray loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl add the blueberries and 1 tablespoon of flour, stir gently and set aside.
  • In a large bowl combine the flour, baking powder and salt - mix well.
  • In a separate medium bowl all the oil, applesauce, greek yogurt, vanilla, eggs, sugar, lemon juice and lemon zest - mix well.
  • Slowly pour the wet mixture into the bowl with the dry ingredients. Combine until smooth, do not over mix, otherwise your bread will come out tough.
  • Gently fold the blueberries into the bread batter.
  • Pour batter into prepared loaf pan.
  • Bake for 1 hour.
  • Remove from oven and allow bread to cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan.
  • Allow bread to cool completely on wire rack.
  • Once bread is cool, make the lemon glaze if desired.

Lemon Glaze Instructions

  • Stir the confectioners sugar and lemon juice together. If glaze is too think, add in a little more lemon juice. You want it thin enough to drizzle, but thick enough to stay on the bread. Glaze will harden up a bit after approx. 15 minutes.


I only used half of the glaze on mine


Calories: 2519kcal | Carbohydrates: 424g | Protein: 57g | Fat: 68g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 335mg | Sodium: 2215mg | Potassium: 809mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 216g | Vitamin A: 595IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 570mg | Iron: 15mg
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