Blueberry banana bread gets a lighter makeover! This easy one-bowl banana bread is studded with tons of juicy blueberries and drizzled in a tangy, irresistible citrus glaze.
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Lighter Blueberry Banana Bread with Citrus Glaze

Blueberry banana bread gets a lighter makeover! This easy one-bowl banana bread is studded with tons of juicy blueberries and drizzled in a tangy, irresistible citrus glaze.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 16 slices bread
Calories 181 kcal

Ingredients

Bread:

  • 3 large ripe bananas mashed
  • 3/4 cup coconut sugar or brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries if using frozen, do not thaw

Glaze:

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Make the bread: Preheat oven to 350F and grease an 11" loaf pan and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat bananas, sugar, oil, milk, eggs, and vanilla until smooth. Fold in flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt until batter is just combined. Fold in blueberries.
  3. Scrape batter into prepared pan and smooth top. Bake banana bread at 350F 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean. Cool bread completely on a wire cooling rack. Once cooled, remove from pan.
  4. Make the glaze: In a small bowl, whisk all glaze ingredients until smooth. Drizzle over cooled bread and let stand 5 minutes. Slice bread and enjoy!