Holiday Lemon Nut Bread

Holiday Lemon Nut Bread

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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

How to Make Holiday Lemon Nut Bread


  1. 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

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