Very Lemon Bread Recipe

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Very Lemon Bread

Lynnda Cloutier

By
@eatygourmet

A distinctive lemon flavor perfect for coffee, a morning meeting or an afternoon tea.
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Ingredients

1/3 cup butter, melted
1 cup sugar
3 tbsp. lemon extract
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 1/2 cups sifted flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1/2 cup milk
2 tbsp. freshly grated lemon peel
1/2 cup chopped pecans

LEMON GLAZE:

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In large bowl, mix butter with sugar, lemon extract and eggs. In another bowl, sift flour with baking powder and salt.
2
To butter mixture, add flour mixture alternately with milk, stirring just enough to blend. Fold in lemon peel and pecans.
3
Pour batter into greased and floured 9 x 5 inch loaf pan and bake at 350 for 1 hour or til a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove bread from pan and with wooden pick, poke holes at 1 inch intervals on all sides.
4
. While loaf is still warm, drizzle lemon glaze mixture over top and sides. Wrap in foil and store for 1 day before slicing to serve. Makes 1 loaf

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads