I found this recipe in a Christmas memory book. I love this..it'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
1preheat 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