A Warm, Sweet Treat: Blackberry Bread

For a special breakfast or cozy afternoon snack, you won’t find anything more irresistible than blackberry bread. Hot from the oven, this tasty treat makes your home smell like sweet summer berries every time.

This unique recipe takes traditional baking ingredients and melds them with sweet, tart blackberries for a flavor combination you won’t forget. The juicy fruits add an unexpected burst of flavor to your breakfast table, and their dark purple color is a beautiful contrast against the golden-brown loaf.


– 1½ cup all-purpose flour
– ¾ teaspoon baking powder
– ½ teaspoon salt
– ½ cup butter
– 1 cup sugar
– 2 eggs
– 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
– ¾ cup skim milk
– 2 cups fresh blackberries


1. Preheat oven to 350°F and grease a loaf pan.
2. In a medium bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, and salt.
3. In a large bowl, beat together the butter and sugar until it’s creamy.
4. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, until combined.
5. Beat in the vanilla extract.
6. Slowly mix in the flour mixture and skim milk, alternating between the two.
7. Gently fold in the blackberries.
8. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 55-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean.
9. Cool before slicing.

Blackberry bread has a long history in many parts of the world, and this recipe draws on the classic flavors of cinnamon and sugar. For a twist, try adding a pinch of allspice and a sprinkle of oats over the top before baking – the end result is a crunchy and fragrant loaf, ideal for sharing with friends.

Enjoy your homemade blackberry bread warm with a cup of tea and savor the sweet summer flavors in each bite.