White Chocolate-Iced Blueberry Loaf

A swirl of melted white chocolate adds a pretty final flourish to this quick bread, filled with berries and pecans.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 3 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 12

Ingredients

Loaf

2 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
1
cup granulated sugar
3
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground allspice, if desired
1
cup buttermilk*
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
2
eggs
1 1/2
cups fresh or frozen (do not thaw) blueberries
1/2
cup chopped pecans

Icing

1/4
cup white vanilla baking chips
3
tablespoons powdered sugar
1
to 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 9x5-inch loaf pan. In large bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and allspice with spoon. Beat in buttermilk, butter and eggs until blended. Stir in blueberries and pecans. Spread batter in pan.
  • 2 Bake 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes.
  • 3 Run knife around edges of pan to loosen loaf. Remove loaf from pan; place on wire rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave vanilla baking chips on High 30 seconds. Stir until melted; if necessary, microwave in additional 10-second increments until melted. Beat in powdered sugar and enough milk until smooth and desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle icing over loaf. Let stand until icing is set before storing.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Slice
    Calories
    290
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    280mg
    280%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    45g
    45%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    23g
    23%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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