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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.
Servings 16 slices 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
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
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!
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