"We are living in a world today where lemonade is made from artificial flavors and furniture polish is made from real lemons."--Alfred E. Newman

Betty Johnson's Lemon Bread Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Betty Johnson's Lemon Bread, by , is from The Ward Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Jane Martin


stick margarine
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
cup milk
1 lemon rind, grated
1 cup flour
1 tsp. baking powder
pinch of salt

GLAZE (add after baking/cooling)
⅓ cup sugar
juice of one lemon

Cream margarine and sugar.
Add eggs, one at a time.
Add dry ingredients, alternately with milk.
Bake for 1 hour at 350
If getting dark, cover with foil.
Cool 5-10 minutes then prick top with toothpicks.

Mix ⅓ cup sugar with lemon juice. Drizzle over bread.

Let stand overnight before slicing. (if you can wait that long!)

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 good size slices




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!