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:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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

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



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