Lemon Bread (Johnny Cash's Mother's Recipe)

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Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
1 hr

Johnny Cash was my husband's cousin and I was lucky enough to obtain a cookbook of Johnny's mother's recipes titled, "Favorite Recipes From Mama Cash's Kitchen." I've been asked to post some of the recipes from the book and this is one of them.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Place butter and sugar in bowl; beat with electric mixer until creamy.
  2. Add lemon rind, then eggs (one at a time), beating hard after each addition.
  3. Stir in lemon juice.
  4. Sift about 1/3 of the flour into the lemon mixture and beat well.
  5. Add remaining flour and beat well.
  6. Pour into greased, floured pan and bake at 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes.
  7. Turn out to cool.
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This seems like an old recipe. So I think the egg whites either need to be whipped up or there needs to be some baking powder. Tasted good though! I think next time I will try to separate the eggs and beat the whites.

This recipe needs baking powder or baking soda to make it rise I think.