Lemon Blackberry Bread

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Another delicious bread recipe: Lemon Blackberry Bread

Lemon Blackberry Bread

The lemon- blackberry flavor combo is a good one.  And the crumbly topping on this bread is to die for!

Lemon Blackberry Bread Recipe

Lemon Blackberry Bread

Juicy, flavorful berries in every bite- this is a good one.
Yield: 1 (9-inch) loaf

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 50 to 60 minutes



  • 1/2 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 4 Tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • 3/4 cup granulated white sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups fresh blackberries
  • 1 Tablespoon grated lemon zest
  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  2. Prepare the topping:  Stir together topping ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside.
  3. Prepare bread: In a medium bowl, use an electric mixer to combine the sugar and butter.  Then mix in the milk and the egg until smooth.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt. Stir into the wet mixture just until combined. Gently fold in the blackberries and lemon zest.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and sprinkle with the topping. Bake until topping is deep golden and has formed a thick crust (50 to 60 minutes). Cool in pan 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to continue cooling.
  • Keep an eye on the topping while baking. If it begins to darken/burn, cover with foil for remainder of baking.
SOURCE: RecipeGirl.com (via Bob's Red Mill)
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  • Christa wrote:

    On the bread part, it says 4 tablespoons and then says 1 stick…I am assuming you meant one stick. Is that correct? Wanna bake some this weekend while we have fresh blackberries.

    • Lori Lange wrote:

      Sorry about that- it should read 1/2 stick).