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Blueberry Orange Bread


Yield: Yield: 1 large or 2 small loaves

Makes a good coffee cake or tea treat.


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange rind
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup blueberries


Preheat oven to 325°F.
Melt butter in boiling water and stir in orange juice and rind. Beat egg and sugar until light and lemon-colored. Sift together dry ingredients and add alternately to egg mixture with orange juice mixture. Beat until smooth. Gently fold in berries. Place in greased 9x5-inch loaf pan, or in 2 smaller loaf pans. Bake about 1 hour and 10 minutes, or until firm and golden. Take from oven and turn out on wire rack.



  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon rind


Combine glaze ingredients and spoon over warm loaf. Cool before slicing.
Updated Thursday, May 26th, 2011
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