Lemon Bread

1
Eddie Jordan

By
@EDWARDCARL

This lemon bread is one that came from my Mother. Her Mother passed it down to her and my Mother passed it down to me.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
Serves 4 to 6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Convection Oven

Ingredients

1 c
sugar
1/3 c
butter, melted
1 tsp
lemon extract
1/4 c
fresh lemon juice
2
eggs
1 1/2 c
unbleached all-purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
1/2 c
milk
grated rind of 1 large lemon
chopped pecans, optional

TOPPING INGREDIENTS

1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
1/4 c
chopped pecans, optional

How to Make Lemon Bread

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine sugar, butter, extract and juice.
  • 2Beat in eggs, one at a time until smooth.
  • 3In a separate bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt.
  • 4Stir in the wet ingredients alternately with the milk.
  • 5Add the lemon rind and pecans (if using).
  • 6Pour batter into a greased 4 1/2"x8 1/2" loaf pan.
  • 7Bake at 350 for about 1 hour or until toothpick comes out clean.
  • 8TOPPING: Dissolve sugar in lemon juice over low heat.
  • 9Pierce top of hot loaf in several places with a sharp knife.
  • 10Pour topping over crust.
  • 11Let loaf cool in pan for 1 hour.
  • 12Remove from pan, wrap in foil and let sit for 24 hours for flavors to mature.

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About Lemon Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy