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holiday lemon nut bread

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a recipe by
Heidi Young
Arundel, ME

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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cook time 55 Min

Ingredients For holiday lemon nut bread

  • 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 lg
    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

How To Make holiday lemon nut bread

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    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