Plum Blueberry Lemon Bread & Cinnamon Spice Swirl

Tiffany Bannworth


For an extra ooey gooey treat, add half a cupful of dark brown sugar atop the filling before rolling.

This can make a great turkey or ham sandwich, toast, or even French Toast!



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2 loaves
3 Hr 20 Min
45 Min


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3 c
3/4 c
multi-grain or wheat flour
3/4 c
steel-cut irish oats
1/2 c
precreamed shortening
1 pinch
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
lemon extract
2 Tbsp
vanilla extract


1 c
hot water
1/4 c
honey or dark brown sugar
1 c
2 tsp
active dry yeast


3/4 c
dried blueberries (if fresh, do not soak)
1/2 c
prunes diced (if fresh plums, do not soak)
1 c
hot water (if using dried fruit)
zest of one whole lemon


1 stick
1 stick
margarine or 1/2c butter-flavored shortening
1/2 c
dark brown sugar
1 Tbsp
1/2 tsp
ginger powder
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
allspice, ground


water to wet dough
oats, regular
turbinado sugar
lemon zest rolled in granulated sugar (optional)

How to Make Plum Blueberry Lemon Bread & Cinnamon Spice Swirl


  • 1If using the dried fruit, place all of the fruit mix in a bowl barely cover with hot water. Set aside.
  • 2In a large mixing bowl, place all bread ingredients, set aside.
  • 3In the measuring cup (Pyrex), put the honey/dark brown sugar and pour over with hot water. Mix completely.
  • 4Then add, milk and stir. Follow that with the yeast. Whisking in completely, not leaving any clumps. Set aside for 15 minutes.
  • 5Pour yeast into bread ingredients. Mix well. Then add fruit mix to dough. Mix well.
  • 6Dump out mix onto a floured surface. Knead for 10 minutes. Place dough in a large, lidded, greased pot. Leave in a warm place for 1 hour.
  • 7Then dump out mixture again. Degas. Fold like an envelope in thirds. Then repeat from a different angle. Again return to the pot. Leave for an hour.
  • 8To make filling, take all the ingredients, room temperature and mix together.
  • 9Halve dough. Gently degas. Flatten dough halves into rectangles or squares.
  • 10Dump half of the filling into each rectangle. Spread all the way to edges. Roll almost tightly. Then place each half into a greased bread pan.
  • 11Wet dough by getting hand wet and tapping top of loaf. Sprinkle on topping ingredients.
  • 12Cover and allow to rise for 30-60 minutes.
  • 13Bake at 375 for about 40-50 minutes. Or until having a hollow sound when tapped.

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About Plum Blueberry Lemon Bread & Cinnamon Spice Swirl

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads, Other Breads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy

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