Thursday, January 21, 2010

The Recipe: Lemon Bread

Who doesn't love quick breads and lemons?

Lemon Bread

1/2 cup shortening or margarine
1 1/2 cup sugar
1/8 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups AP flour sifted
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup milk
3/4 cup finely chopped nuts (optional)
1 lemon (grated rind and juice of)

Cream shortening and 1 cup of sugar and salt together. Add in eggs and mix well. Fold in flour, milk, nuts and lemon rind into creamed mixture.

Pour into greased metal loaf pan. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes. Once bread is done cool in pan.

When bread is cool combine 1/2 cup sugar and lemon juice and pour over the bread. Let stand in pan overnight, covered.



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