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lemon bread

Recipe by
Sylvia Waldsmith
Gautier, MS

This bread is moist and tender. It has wonderful lemon flavor and a beautiful lemon fragrance. The bread pairs nicely with morning coffee, afternoon tea or a tall, cold glass of milk! It's easy to put together and fills the room with wonderful scents!

yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For lemon bread

  • 1 box
    lemon cake mix
  • 1 pkg
    greek lemon yogurt (5.3 ounces)
  • 1
    whole lemon zest, grated
  • 1
    whole lemon juice
  • 1 c
    cream, half and half or whole milk
  • 3 Tbsp
    brown sugar

How To Make lemon bread

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Generously spray a 9" x 5" loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • 2
    Zest the lemon and place in large mixing bowl. Juice the lemon into a one cup measuring cup and fill the remainder with the cream (half and half or whole milk).
  • 3
    In the large mixing bowl with the zest, add cake mix, yogurt and the measuring cup with lemon juice and cream. Starting slowly, with a hand mixer, mix together the ingredients, then increase speed to high and beat for 3 minutes, scraping the sides of the bowl a few times.
  • 4
    Spoon thick mixture into the prepared loaf pan and smooth the top. Sprinkle top with brown sugar. Bake for 45 - 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in bread comes out clean.
  • 5
    Allow to cool in pan for 15 minutes. Remove and allow to cool completely. Slice