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Blueberry Lemon Bread

Preheat oven to 325.
Butter a loaf pan.

1 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
Combine all purpose flour, baking powder and salt in small bowl.

6 Tbl butter,
    room temperature
1 cup sugar
2 large eggs
2 tsp grated lemon peel
Cream butter and one cup sugar in large bowl until mixture is light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add lemon peel.

1/2 cup milkMix in dry ingredients alternately with milk, beginning and ending with dry ingredients.

1 1/2 cups blueberries Fold in blueberries (use fresh, or frozen, thawed and drained)

Spoon batter into prepared pan. Bake until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean, about 1 hour and 15 minutes.

3 Tbl fresh lemon juice
1/3 cup sugar
Meanwhile, bring 1/3 cup sugar and 3 TBS. lemon juice to a boil in small saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves.

Pierce top of hot loaf several times with toothpick. Pour hot lemon mixture over loaf in pan.

Cool 30 minutes in pan on rack. Turn bread out of pan and cool completely on rack.

Lee Chavez


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