Lemon Tea Bread

Mary Cantrell

By
@SavoryBites

Need something quick made with ingredients you already have on hand? This is the perfect treat.


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, softened
1 c
sugar
2
eggs
1 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 c
milk
2 Tbsp
grated lemon rind, divided
1 c
powdered sugar
2 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp
granulated sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Beat softened butter until creamy. Gradually add 1 cup sugar and beat till fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating just enough to blend.
2
Stir together flour, salt, baking powder and add to butter mixture, alternating with milk. Begin with flour mixture and end with flour mixture. Stir in 1 tablespoon lemon rind. Bake in greased 8 x 4 loaf pan at 350 degrees for 1 hour.
3
Icing: Stir together powdered sugar and lemon juice until smooth. Spoon over top of cooled bread. Stir together remaining tablespoon of lemon rind and tablespoon of granulated sugar. Sprinkle on top of bread.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breads, Sweet Breads
Hashtag: #sweet