Blueberry Pullman Loaf Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1 cup sour cream
- 2 cups fresh blueberries

Special Equipment Needed:
- 9x5-inch Pullman loaf pan
- Electric mixer

Step-by-Step Instructions:
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 9x5-inch Pullman loaf pan.
2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
3. In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
4. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing until combined.
5. Add the vanilla extract and mix until combined.
6. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients in three batches, alternating with the sour cream.
7. Gently fold in the blueberries.
8. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
9. Let cool in the pan for 10 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to cool completely.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 45-50 minutes
Temperature: 350°F
Serving Size: 12 slices

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 250
Fat: 10g
Carbohydrates: 36g
Protein: 4g

Substitutions for Ingredients:
- Unsalted butter: Margarine
- Granulated sugar: Brown sugar
- Sour cream: Greek yogurt

- Add ½ cup chopped walnuts or pecans
- Substitute 1 cup of fresh raspberries for the blueberries

Tips and Tricks:
- Make sure the butter is softened before creaming with the sugar.
- Gently fold in the blueberries to avoid crushing them.

Storage Instructions:
Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.

Reheating Instructions:
Warm in a 350°F oven for 5-10 minutes.

Presentation Ideas:
Garnish with fresh blueberries and a dusting of powdered sugar.

Fresh blueberries, powdered sugar

Vanilla ice cream, whipped cream

Suggested Side Dishes:
Fresh fruit salad, green salad

Troubleshooting Advice:
If the loaf is browning too quickly, cover with foil for the last 10 minutes of baking.

Food Safety Advice:
Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.

Food History:
Pullman loaves are a type of bread that originated in the 19th century. They are named after George Pullman, the inventor of the Pullman railway car.

Flavor Profiles:
This loaf has a sweet, buttery flavor with a hint of vanilla and the tartness of fresh blueberries.

Serving Suggestions:
Serve with butter and honey or jam.

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Taste: Sweet, Fruity, Buttery, Nutty