Canadian Lemon Bread Recipe

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Canadian Lemon Bread

Sally Neuts

By
@Sally50

My mother used to make this delicious bread every year at Christmas time. She was a fabulous cook. I truly don't remember anything she made turning out badly. Needless to say, I had a great teacher! :)


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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Serves:
8-12 slices
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

6 Tbsp
shortening
1 c
sugar
zest of one lemon
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1 1/2 c
flour
2
eggs
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
milk, whole
1/2 c
walnut pieces (optional)

GLAZE

1/2 c
sugar
juice of 1 lemon

Step-By-Step

1Cream shortening and sugar together until creamy.

2Add eggs and milk, mix well.

3Add salt,baking powder, and flour, mix well.

4Fold in lemon zest.

5Pour into greased, 1-quart, bread pan and let rise for 20 minutes.

6Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes, or until done.

7When still warm, remove from pan and brush the top and sides with the glaze.

8The glaze should be made and left to stand while the bread is baking.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Canadian
Hashtag: #Christmas