Got To Be NC
Recipe by: Lisa Prince

I can’t even tell you how good this bread is warm with this blueberry butter.  Well I can, it was so good I ate 2 pieces as soon as it came out of the oven.

Servings: 16
Cook Time: Prep Time: 30 minutes; Total Time: 1 hour and 15 minutes
Meal Type: Side Dish
NC Ingredients: Blueberries

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Ingredients

Smashing Blueberry Loaf:
1/2
cup butter
1
cup sugar
2
eggs
2
cups fresh NC blueberries, pureed with one tablespoon water
1
teaspoon lemon juice
2
cups flour
3
tablespoons baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
3/4
cup fresh NC blueberries
Blueberry Butter:
2
sticks unsalted butter (softened)
1
cup fresh NC Blueberries (pureed)
1/4
cup honey
2
Tablespoons brown sugar
1
teaspoon lemon juice

Directions

Smashing Blueberry Loaf:

Cream butter and sugar until well blended. Add eggs one at the time, beat until light. Add pureed blueberries and lemon juice to cream mixture. Sift flour, baking powder and salt. Add to blueberry mixture. Add 3/4-cup whole blueberries to the mixture. Bake in 2 greased loaf pan at 375F for approximately 45 minutes.

Blueberry Butter:

Combine all ingredients in a food processor until blended.