Delightful Lemon Blueberry Loaf: A Perfect Blend of Citrus and Berry

Indulge your senses in the exquisite symphony of flavors with our Lemon Blueberry Loaf—a moist and delectable creation that effortlessly combines the tanginess of fresh lemon with the burst of sweetness from juicy blueberries. This loaf is not just a dessert; it’s a slice of pure delight, perfectly paired with your favorite tea or coffee. Elevate your baking experience and treat yourself to a slice of heavenly goodness!

Preparation Elegance: Begin your journey to culinary bliss by preheating your oven to a comforting 350°F. As it warms, graciously coat a regular-sized loaf pan with a touch of non-stick cooking spray, preparing the canvas for the masterpiece that is about to unfold.

Ingredients Unveiled:

  1. Eggs: The foundation of richness and structure.
  2. Brown Sugar: Adding a nuanced depth of sweetness.
  3. Unsweetened Applesauce: A wholesome substitute imparting moisture.
  4. 1% Milk: Infusing creaminess without the extra fat.
  5. Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice: The star of the show, providing that zesty kick.
  6. Vanilla: A hint of warmth to balance the citrusy notes.
  7. Baking Powder and Baking Soda: The dynamic duo for that perfect rise.
  8. Lemon Zest: Capturing the essence of lemon in every bite.
  9. Flour: The sturdy backbone holding it all together.
  10. Fresh Blueberries: Bursting pockets of sweetness, bringing the loaf to life.

Artful Execution:

  1. Whisk and Blend: In a bowl, whisk the eggs, gently introducing the brown sugar for a harmonious blend. Mix in the applesauce, milk, fresh lemon juice, and vanilla—creating a symphony of flavors.
  2. Flourish of Citrus and Berry: Stir in the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and lemon zest, crafting a batter that sings with the essence of lemon. Gently fold in the vibrant blueberries, ensuring an even distribution of these little bursts of joy.
  3. Baking Symphony: Pour this flavorful composition into the prepared loaf pan, letting it bask in the warmth of the 350°F oven for approximately 40-45 minutes. Allow your kitchen to be filled with the irresistible aroma of lemon and blueberry perfection.
  4. Cooling Crescendo: Once baked to golden perfection, let the loaf cool, and then, with anticipation, cut it into 10 slices. The patience is rewarded with a moist and flavorful experience in every bite.

Nutritional Overture: Intricately crafted, this Lemon Blueberry Loaf offers a nutritional profile that respects your mindful choices. With a calorie count of 106 per serving, it embodies a balance of flavors without compromising on health.

Storage Sonata: Best stored in the refrigerator, this delightful creation also freezes well, ensuring that the joy can be savored at any moment.

Personalization Pizzazz: Feel free to add a glaze using 2 tsp of fresh-squeezed lemon juice and 3 Tbsp of icing sugar, infusing an extra layer of sweetness and earning an additional point per serving.

Weight Watchers Wonder: For those on the Weight Watchers journey, this Lemon Blueberry Loaf is a point-friendly delight. With 2-3 Personal Points, 2 Freestyle Smart Points (blue), and 3 Smart Points (green), it seamlessly aligns with your wellness goals.

A Note on Nutritional Information: The provided nutritional information (calories, fat, carbs, fiber, sugar, and protein) is based on individual ingredients. Please refrain from using these numbers in your WW calculator, as they include fruit, and the points value may differ. The calculations were crafted before the inclusion of zero-point foods in the Weight Watchers program.

Conclusion: Our Lemon Blueberry Loaf isn’t just a recipe; it’s a journey of flavors and textures, carefully orchestrated to bring you a slice of joy. As you savor each bite, relish in the fact that this creation isn’t just a dessert; it’s an experience—a testament to the artistry that can be achieved in your own kitchen. Elevate your baking endeavors with this Lemon Blueberry Loaf, a delightful treat that encapsulates the essence of citrusy elegance and berry bliss.



  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/3 cup 1% milk
  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice the juice of one large lemon
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 1.5 cups flour
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries you can use frozen I just prefer fresh in this loaf


  • Preheat oven to 350F and spray a regular size loaf pan with some non stick cooking spray.
  • In a bowl whisk your eggs and add in brown sugar, stir till blended
  • Mix in your applesauce, milk, lemon juice and vanilla.
  • Stir in your flour, baking powder, soda and lemon zest.
  • Very gently fold in your blueberries.
  • Pour batter into loaf pan and bake for approx. 40-45 minutes until loaf is baked through.
  • Let cool then remove from pan and cut into 10 slices, best stored in fridge and will freeze well.
  • *Note, if you want to add a glaze you can do so by using 2 tsp fresh squeezed lemon & 3Tbsp icing sugar (confectionery sugar, AKA powdered sugar) this will add a point per serving