Pecan Lemon Loaf

Pecan Lemon Loaf

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • ½

    cup butter, softened

  • cups sugar, divided

  • 2

    eggs

  • 2

    cups flour

  • 1

    teaspoon baking powder

  • ½

    teaspoon salt

  • ¾

    cup sour cream

  • 1

    cup chopped pecans, toasted

  • 1

    tablespoon grated lemon peel

  • ¼

    cup lemon juice

Directions

Heat oven to 350 degrees. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs; mix well. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream. Fold in pecans and lemon peel. Transfer to a greased 9 x 5 loaf pan. Bake 50 - 60 minutes or until done. In a small saucepan, combine lemon juice and remaining sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Pour over warm bread. Cool completely before removing from pan.


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