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174 Ratings
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  • 4 star values: 36
  • 3 star values: 12
  • 2 star values: 5
  • 1 star values: 3

A moist lemon bread, good for afternoon tea.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
1 hr
additional:
5 mins
total:
1 hr 20 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 loaf
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Whisk together flour, salt, and baking powder.

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  • In a large bowl, cream shortening, 1 cup sugar, and eggs together until light and fluffy. Add milk alternately with flour mixture in two parts; mix well. Stir in grated lemon rind and nuts. Pour batter into greased and floured 9 x 5 inch loaf pan.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 60 minutes. Allow bread to cool in the pan for 5 minutes.

  • Mix together 1/2 cup sugar and the juice of one lemon to make a glaze. Remove bread from pan. Pour glaze over warm bread.

Nutrition Facts

261 calories; protein 3.9g; carbohydrates 39.2g; fat 10.8g; cholesterol 31.8mg; sodium 154.1mg. Full Nutrition
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