Blueberry and Lemon Cream Cheese Bread
Enjoy this Lemon Blueberry Cream Cheese Bread that blends a terrific combination of flavors for bread that has wonderful taste and texture. This is an easy dessert recipe to make that calls on fresh ingredients. That almost always means a wonderful and fresh taste to whatever sweet treat you are pulling together to feed your family. This cheese bread recipe uses cream cheese that contributes a lovely tang and lots of moistness to the bread recipe. As well, the blueberries are delicious and tangy in this recipe, as well as lots of good nutrition. The lemon will also contribute great tang, as will the grated lemon peel, so be sure to add these ingredients to the bread recipe.
This is an easy dessert recipe to make, but it will take perhaps a bit of extra effort to squeeze the fresh lemon juice (and you want to squeeze the lemons fresh rather than using lemon juice) and prepare the grated lemon peel, but it will be worth the extra effort. The lemon and the blueberry additions provide fabulous flavor, plenty of interesting color as well as terrific taste and interest to this dessert bread. They will offer great contrast and compliment as well to the cream cheese taste in the dessert recipe, which is a rich taste that people really enjoy. So there are a lot of flavors that will provide plenty of interest to this bread. This dessert recipe will taste good whether you serve the bread warm or cold, with more cream cheese, butter or other toppings, or just serve it alone, without any further toppings. You could also prepare a glaze recipe for this dessert recipe loaf.
This cream cheese dessert recipe could also include a glaze if you want to make it a bit sweeter. This is a simple dessert recipe to make, and can just be a blend of icing sugar and lemon juice. Or you can Google a more complex blueberry dessert recipe if that is what you would like to use for this cream cheese dessert recipe. However, it this blueberry dessert recipe will taste just as good served on its own or with a small amount of spreadable cheese or other spreads. Quick bread is great things to make because they are so simple and easy and yet offer up great flavour. In this combination of ingredients, the lemon and the blueberry are terrific compliments that bring a sweet and tangy taste to help flatter the rich and moist taste that is brought on by the cream cheese. Together these two flavors offer a great taste that most people love. You can also make this dessert recipe sweeter if you want by adding a simple glaze recipe that you make with the lemon juice and icing sugar.
Consuming blueberries on a regular basis is good for your health. Blueberries are full of healthy antioxidants and blueberry nutrition that can help fight off free radicals in your body. Blueberries also help to maintain your brain. Anthocyanins in blueberries have been linked to an increase in neuronal signalling in the brain centers. A small study was done at the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center looking at the effect of the daily consumption of wild blueberry juice on older adults with memory changes. After 12 weeks, the participants showed improved memory function. Consuming blueberries may also help to prevent hypertension. A study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that the anthocyanins-blue-red pigments that are found in blueberries-offer protection against hypertension.
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