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

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.

Ingredients Nutrition


  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.
Most Helpful

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.

Leah's Kitchen April 27, 2009

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

kansbaker October 11, 2008