Pecan Lemon Loaf

Pecan Lemon Loaf Recipe

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Angela Pietrantonio

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@mrsjoepie

I love this loaf, the taste of the lemon with the pecans is a great flavor combo! I love a slice for breaffast!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
16
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
50 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar, divided
  • 2
    eggs
  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 c
    sour cream
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1 Tbsp
    grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 c
    lemon juice

How to Make Pecan Lemon Loaf

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream, beating well after each addition. Fold in pecans and lemon peel.
  2. Transfer to a greased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  3. In a small saucepan, combine lemon juice and remaining sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Pour over warm bread. Cool completely on a wire rack before removing from pan.

    7 points per slice

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