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Lemon Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Susan Privot
Added: Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c shortening
1 1/4 c sugar
2 large eggs
1 1/4 c flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 c milk
1/2 c finely chopped walnuts
1 tsp lemon zest,
1/4 c lemon juice

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Cream shortening and 1 cup of sugar till fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating till smooth. Into another bowl, sift flour, powder, salt. Stir mixture alternately with milk into the sugar mixture. Stir in nuts and zest. Put in well buttered and floured loaf pan or 3 mini loaf pans.

Bake 1 hour for large pan, 30-40 minutes for mini pans, or till pick comes out clean. Transfer to cooling rack.

Heat 1/4 c sugar and lemon juice until sugar is dissolved. Poke holes all over the bread, and pour glaze over the top. Cool and serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 large or 3 small loaves

 

 

 

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