Key Lime Bread

Gail Herbest


This bread is AWESOME! I use fresh limes but you can use the bottled juice if you prefer, it does not have to be "key Lime". Wonderful with a nice cup of hot tea or coffee.


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
50 Min


  • 2/3 c
    butter ( softened)
  • 2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 4 large
  • 2 Tbsp
    key lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    lime zest
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts

  • 2 Tbsp
    key lime juice
  • 2/3 c
    granulated sugar

How to Make Key Lime Bread


  1. preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Cream butter and sugar, add the eggs and beat well. pour in the juice, zest and vanilla, combine well and set aside
  3. In another bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. add alternating with the milk to the creamed mixture until all are combined. add walnuts and mix until well combined,
  4. Divide batter into 2 bread pans that have been sprayed with non stick spray ( I use Pam baking spray) Bake in preheated oven for 50-60 minutes or until golden brown and a tooth pick comes clean. I let mine cool for about 10 minutes in the pans then invert on to my cooling rack.
  5. For the glaze mix the juice and the sugar and spoon over warm bread.

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About Key Lime Bread

Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #lime

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