Dried Blueberry Bread

by Pooja Sudhakar Shetty on September 15, 2021
  • 1 cup Dried Blueberries
  • 1/4 c Finely ground pecans
  • 1/4 c Light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • 1 Egg
  • 3/4 cup  Sugar
  • 1/2 cup   milk
  • 1 Pinches salt
  • 1 tb Orange zest; finely chopped
  • 1 cup  Orange juice
  • 1/4 tsp. Ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. Baking Powder
  • 2 tb Flour
  • 1 tsp. Orange zest; finely chopped
  • 4 tb Unsalted butter; room
  • 2 cup  All-purpose flour
  • 3 tb Unsalted butter; room


  • Placed the dried blueberries and orange juice in a small saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Remove from heat and let sit 30 minutes, then drain. 2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Butter a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan.
  • Mix together the brown sugar, pecans, flour, butter, orange zest, and cinnamon in a small bowl and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl stir together the milk, vanilla, butter, and egg until smooth. Sift the flour, baking powder, and salt together and fold into the wet ingredients.
  • Fold in the reserved blueberries and orange zest. Scrape the batter into the prepared pan and sprinkle with the topping.
  • Bake for approximately 50 minutes until the topping is golden brown (if a toothpick is inserted into the center it should come out clean).
  • Cool in the pan on a wire rack for 5 minutes and remove.