Ingredients1 h 20 m servings
- In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Combine milk, vanilla and lemon peel; set aside. Reserve 1 tablespoon sesame seeds. Combine remaining sesame seeds with flour, baking powder and salt. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture alternately with milk mixture; mix well. Pour into a greased and floured 9-in. x 5-in. x 3-in. loaf pan. Sprinkle with reserved sesame seeds. Bake at 325 degrees F for 60-70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes; remove to a wire rack to cool completely. Serve with fruit if desired.
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This is a perfect little cake/sweet bread for tea! It's light, slightly sweet with a hint of lemon and a nice crunchy top from the sesame seeds. I loved this cake - I used half n half instead ...
This came out really dry. I followed the recipe exactly except to add a little more lemon zest. The toasted sesame seeds didn't give this cake the flavor I was hoping for. Thanks for the post...
this was great. i let everything come to room temperature, i subbed half and half for milk, i soaked the sesame seeds in the milk/lemon zest/vanilla while i creamed the butter/sugar/egg, and i ...