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Blue Raspberry Bread with Orange Glaze

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Bread, Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine American
Servings 1 loaf

Equipment

  • 9" x 5" loaf pan

Ingredients
  

Bread

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 T butter melted
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup raspberries

Orange Glaze

  • 1/4 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 T butter
  • 3-4 T orange juice
  • fresh orange zest [optional]

Instructions
 

Bread

  • Mix all ingredients, except berries, together in a large bowl with a fork, mixing until combined and moistened, but do not overmix.
  • Pour 1/2 of batter into a greased glass loaf pan.  Top batter with 1/2 of berries.
  • Pour in remaining batter and top with remaining berries.
  • Gently push berries down into batter with the back of a spoon.
  • Bake at 325 for 50-65 minutes, checking center with a cake tester, until cake is done.
  • Let cool 30 minutes and remove from pan.
  • Poke holes all over top of bread with a toothpick and slowly pour glaze over warm bread.  Sprinkle with orange zest.

Orange Glaze

  • Melt butter in a measuring cup. Add vanilla and sugar and stir.
  • Add orange juice, 1 T at a time, until glaze is desired consistency.

Notes

this recipe can easily be doubled for 2 loaves, one for now and freeze one for later
Keyword blueberry raspberry bread, easy sweet bread, no yeast bread, orange glazed stuffing balls, quick bread,, summer berries