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unbleached all-purpose flour
grated rind of 1 large lemon
chopped pecans, optional
How to Make Lemon Bread
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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