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This recipe for KEY LIME BREAD, by , is from Mary Jo's Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Mary Jo Creevy
Added: Sunday, November 2, 2008


2/3 c. butter, softened
2 c. sugar
4 eggs
2 T. grated lime peel
2 T. key lime juice
1 tsp. vanilla extract
3 c. flour
3 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1 c. milk
1 c. pecans or walnuts (optional)

2/3 c. xxx sugar
1-2 T. key lime juice

In mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, mix well. Add lime peel, juice and vanilla; mix until combined. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Fold in nuts.

Use two greased 9 x 5 x 3 loaf pans or muffin cups. Bake at 350.

Drizzle glaze over warm bread.




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