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Lemon Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Susie Wiles
Added: Sunday, September 20, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c softened butter
2 c sugar
4 eggs
1/2 t salt
1/2 t baking soda
3 c all purpose flour
1 c buttermilk
1 lemon- - rind grated
1 c chopped pecans
juice of 3 lemons
1 c sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 325
Cream butter and sugar
Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each is added
Sift together salt, soda and flour
Add to butter mixture, alternating with buttermilk
Stir in lemon rind and pecans
Pour into greased and floured loaf pans (2)
Bake for 1 hour

While loaves are baking, mix lemon juice and sugar and stir until sugar is dissolve -- makes a glaze.
After bread is baked, invert while warm and spread glaze.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 loaves
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes, plus baking time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Years ago I made these and gave them to neighbors for Christmas gifts. Mom liked them so well that she got in on the act and we made these together around the holidays.

 

 

 

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