True Lemon Blueberry Bread

True Lemon blueberry bread on a flower plate
Description

Serve this yummy bread after dinner, or even for breakfast! Absolutely delicious when served with a hot cup of tea. Recipe submitted by Leah Mitchell, from Loveland CO.

Ingredients

1/3 cup melted butter
1 1/4 cup sugar (or sugar substitute)
8 packets True Lemon
2 eggs
1/2 cup milk (or skim milk)
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)

Glaze
4 packets True Lemon
1/4 cup sugar
2-3 tablespoons hot water

Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Lightly grease an 8×4 inch loaf pan.
  3. In a mixing bowl, beat together butter, sugar, True Lemon, eggs, and milk. In another bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt; stir dry mixture into egg mixture.
  4. Fold in blueberries and nuts. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 60 to 70 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into center of the loaf comes out clean.
  6. Cool bread in pan for 10 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile in a small bowl, combine the glaze ingredients: True Lemon, sugar, and enough hot water to make a syrup consistency.
  8. Remove from pan and drizzle bread with glaze. Cool on a wire rack.