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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 181kcal

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

  • Make the bread: Preheat oven to 350F and grease an 11" loaf pan and set aside.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 181kcal | Carbohydrates: 30.8g | Protein: 3.4g | Fat: 5.7g | Saturated Fat: 4.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.5g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 128mg | Fiber: 2.3g | Sugar: 17.8g