Holiday Lemon Nut Bread Recipe

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Holiday Lemon Nut Bread

Heidi Young


I found this recipe in a Christmas memory book. I love's great in the morning with a hot cup of tea..I don't add the raisins because I think it would take away from the Lemon flavor.. I hope you enjoy this. My family and I love it

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55 Min


2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 c
granulated sugar
3 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
grated lemon peel
1/2 c
1/3 c
shortening, melted
2 large
eggs, lighten beaten
1/2 c
fresh lemon juice
1 c
chopped walnuts (or 1/2 c of nuts and 1/2 c of raisins

Directions Step-By-Step

preheat oven to 350 degrees f. grease and flour a 9"x5" x3" loaf pan.

in large bowl. sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, lemon peel and salt

combine water, shortening, eggs, and juice. make a well in the center of the dry ingredients. pour the egg mixture into the well, tossing with a fork until dry ingredients are just moistened. stir in nuts and raisins.

Spread batter into prepared pan

Bake bread until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. approx. 60 - 75 mins.

let cool for 10 mins: remove from pan. cool on wire rack for 5 mins. wrap in plastic and refrigerate until ready to serve