Brunch Fontina-Blueberry Bread

Wisconsin Cheese Brunch Fontina-Blueberry Bread Recipe
Active Time
25 Minutes
1 Loaf (12 Slices)


Lemon Glaze:


Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Fontina can be used in this recipe.


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Beat the butter, sugar, eggs, lemon zest and juice in a large bowl until smooth. Stir in fontina.
  3. Combine the 1 1/2 cups flour, baking powder and salt in another bowl; gradually add to butter mixture alternately with sour cream, beating each addition until combined. Toss blueberries with remaining flour. Fold in berry mixture.
  4. Transfer to a greased 8 x 4-inch loaf pan. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes in pan before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Lemon Glaze:

  1. Stir confectioners’ sugar and lemon juice in a small bowl until smooth; drizzle over bread. 

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Fontina is a mild cheese with slightly tart and nutty flavors. It's melts great when warmed and is also a delicious choice for snacking.

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