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Lemon Blueberry Bread with Streusel topping

This lemon blueberry bread is easy to make with the bright flavors of lemon and sweet blueberries and topped with a streusel topping.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Bread, Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blueberry recipes, lemon blueberry quick bread, quick bread, streusel topping
Servings: 1 loaf


  • 1-1/2 cup unbleached flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp lemon extract + zest of one lemon
  • 1 cup frozen or fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 cup milk or plant-based milk
  • 4 tbsp butter melted
  • 2 eggs

Streusel Topping

  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon unbleached flour
  • 4 tbsp butter melted
  • 1/4 cup sugar


Lemon Blueberry Bread

  • Preheat oven to 350 and oil a loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl measure in flour, salt, baking powder, and sugar. Mix well with a wooden spoon or whisk.
  • Add in eggs, milk, lemon zest, and extract, and melted butter. Mix well with a wooden spoon then fold in the blueberries.
  • Pour into the oiled pan and make the topping.

Streusel Topping

  • In a small mixing bowl measure in flour and sugar and mix well.
  • Add in melted butter and mix.
  • Spread this evenly over the top of the batter.
  • Bake at 350 for about an hour or hour and 10 minutes or until a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.