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Lemon Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Lemon Bread, by , is from Family "Favorites" Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Carolyn Thacker
Added: Wednesday, November 7, 2007


1/2c. shortening

1c. sugar


1 1/4c. flour

1tsp. baking powder

1/4tsp. salt

1/2c. milk

1tsp. grated lemon rind

Grease and flour one large loaf pan.

Preheat oven to 350.

Cream together shortening and sugar.

Beat eggs, then add to sugar and shortening and beat mixture.

Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt.

Add dry ingredients alternately with milk just until moistened.

Stir in the lemon rind.

Bake 350 for 35-40 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

Remove baked bread from oven and pierce the top all over with a fork.

Pour the following mixture over the top
1/4c. sugar mixed with 2T. lemon juice

Let bread cool throughly before removing from pan.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes one loaf
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I always double this recipe. It is called a bread but is sweet enough to be a dessert.




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