LEMON TEA BREAD

1
Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

An old recipe I gleaned from a magazine. I made it for a ladies' tea and it was a huge success. This bread will keep nicely if wrapped well, and it freezes well, too!
Photo from Tasteofhome.com

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8-16
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/3 c
    butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    grated lemon peel
  • 1 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    double-acting baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans
  • GLAZE:

  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice

How to Make LEMON TEA BREAD

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large mixing bowl combine milk, eggs, sugar, butter and lemon peel. Beat at medium speed until well blended Add dry ingredients; beat at low speed just until they are moistened and mixture is smooth. Fold in pecans.
  2. Pour into a greased 8-1/2 x 4-1/2-inch loaf pan. Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 45 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  3. Meanwhile, combine sugar and lemon juice for glaze. Place bread, still in pan, on wire rack to cool. Slowly pour on glaze while bread is still hot. Let stand 10 minutes in pan; remove bread and cool completely on wire rack. Makes about 16 1/2-in. slices.

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About LEMON TEA BREAD

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #sweet tart



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