Easy Blackberry Bread Recipe With Fresh Blackberries
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Calling all blackberry lovers! This blackberry bread is perfection! Made with fresh blackberries and bursting with blackberry flavor in each bite, it smells and tastes amazing!
When you see the color of the slices, you’ll know you need to eat this bread immediately. It’s deep purplish blue, just like the blackberry juice. No artificial coloring can produce this amazing color. It’s not the screaming fake blue or the unicorn purple – it’s a sophisticated color that only a true homemade berry goodness can achieve. Blackberry bread it is, made with real fresh blackberries.
Baked so deeply into the bread, the blackberries flavor it amazingly. Each slice is so fresh, and it smells so good you’ll want to put your nose inside that purple slice. Inhale the freshly baked cinnamon bread smell, take the slice greedily and devour it in seconds. There will be crumbs everywhere, PURPLE CRUMBS! Then eat up every crumb, ’cause those crumbs are so good they just can’t be wasted.
Blackberry bread is super easy to make – it’s a one-bowl recipe where you just mix all the ingredients, pour into the loaf pan and bake. This recipe makes a giant loaf of bread – make sure you have a big 9×5 inch bread pan so it fits :) Or alternatively, you can make 2 smaller loaves for blackberry bread – eat one right away and freeze another one for later!
Are there seeds? You betcha there are seeds! Blackberries have seeds and they aren’t going anywhere :) That extra crunch is part of this homemade bread’s charm. Plus it’s extra fiber!
Blackberry bread is the ultimate homemade goodness – eat it for snack, eat it for breakfast, eat it for dessert, eat it anytime! For more homemade fruit breads, check out my strawberry bread and apple bread – you’ll love them too!
Easy Blackberry Bread Recipe
- 3 cups flour
- 1 1/2 cups sugar divided
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 4 eggs
- 3/4 cup vegetable oil
- 2 1/2 cups blackberries
- Preheat the oven to 350F. Spray a 9x5 loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray.
- Put the blackberries and 1/2 cup of sugar in a bowl and mash with a fork.
- In another large bowl, whisk the eggs with remaining 1 cup of sugar, then add the oil and mashed blackberries.
- Add flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon and mix until combined.
- Pour the mixture into a loaf pan. Put in the oven and bake the blackberry bread for 1 hour.
I have just eaten my first chunk of Blackberry Bread, which came out looking exactly like your picture! I had only recently picked a load of Blackberries in my local park and happened on your excellent website and found the recipe. Delicious. Thanks a lot. I am looking forward to trying some of your weekly meal plans. They seem like real recipes for real people! Keep up the good work.
Just made this recipe, baking it in an antique baby bundt pan! Delicious!!!
I used frozen berries my husband picked about a week ago. Love the color & the taste!!
My kids & I were so excited to make PURPLE bread! We reduced the sugar to only a cup & with a little cream cheese whipped topping, this bread is almost cake worthy! Thank you for sharing – this was an excellent use of our blackberries. =)
Can you use frozen blackberries?
Yes, just thaw them before adding to batter.
I made this bread and it was awesome! Thanks for posting the recipe
I made this recipe but used 3 cups of fresh berries. Loved this bread.i did use 1/2 cup vegetable oil and 1/2 cup applesauce.
Excellent, easy recipe!!
I pinned this recipe this past Wednesday.Had a friend bring me some freshly picked blackberries Thursday unexpectedly! So I could not wait to bake this BlackBerry bread when I got up this morning!It is very easy and so so good!!!Thank you!
How long is shelf life? Should remainder of blackberry bread be saved in refrigerator. Can’t wait to try recipe.
I’d say up to 3 days on the counter, up to 1 week in a refrigerator. You can also freeze it!
Just made with fresh blackberries from our own bushes. Mine didn’t turn out near as purple but it was so yummy and absolutely amazing with just a lil slather of cream cheese on top.
I made this tonight with fresh-picked blackberries from the nearby forest. I used coconut oil for the vegetable oil, and I scattered pecan pieces on top of the loaf. It came out amazingly good! Thank you for the recipe.
This bread smells and tastes amazing. Can’t wait to try your other recipes
I m making black berry bread tonight. I was so excited to see this post! I bake loaf breads a lot. I have this one on my Xmas baking list. Thank you!. My first post. Rose H.
This bread is great, but it makes so much batter. Do you put all in one loaf pan or divide into two loaf pans? It seems it wouldn’t bake through.
I put it in one loaf pan, it bakes through fine. You can divide into 2 loaf pans if you’d like, but then you need to decrease the baking time.
Love this recipe! Instead of making a loaf, I made muffins. Perfect for a quick breakfast!
Truly amazing recipe!
I made a few tweaks (just because)…
Used 1 cup of sugar instead of 1.5 cups
1.5 cups APF + 1.5 cups almond flour
1/2 cup melted butter + 1/4 cup oil.
Absolutely delicious 😋, I separated into 5 mini loaf pans & baked for 45 mins 🤤