Lemon Bread Recipe

I often bake this sunshiny-sweet bread when company's due. It has a pound cake-like texture. —Kathy Scott, Lingle, Wyoming

Photo by Claudette S.
Adapted from tasteofhome.com

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

1

loaf

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

1

servings

Adapted from tasteofhome.com

Ingredients

  • Ingredients

  • 1/2

    cup butter, softened

  • 1

    cup sugar

  • 2

    eggs

  • 2

    tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1

    tablespoon grated lemon peel

  • 1-1/2

    cups all-purpose flour

  • 1

    teaspoon baking powder

  • 1/8

    teaspoon salt

  • 1/2

    cup 2% milk

  • GLAZE:

  • 1/2

    cup confectioners' sugar

  • 2

    tablespoons lemon juice

Directions

Directions In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, lemon juice and peel. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually stir into creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Pour into a greased 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Combine glaze ingredients. Remove bread from pan; immediately drizzle with glaze. Cool on a wire rack. Serve warm. Yield: 1 loaf (12 slices). Nutritional Facts 1 serving (1 slice) equals 171 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 43 mg cholesterol, 113 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

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