Canadian Lemon Bread

"Delicious lemony bread from our church cookbook."
 
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Ready In:
1hr 15mins
Ingredients:
9
Yields:
1 loaf
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ingredients

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directions

  • Cream butter and sugar.
  • Add 2 beaten eggs.
  • Sift flour and baking powder.
  • Add salt.
  • Add lemon peel to the butter.
  • To this add flour mix.
  • Stir in milk and blend well.
  • Bake in loaf pan at 350 for 50 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Add powdered sugar to lemon juice.
  • When bread is done, prick top with a fork and dribble lemon juice and sugar mixture over top.

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Reviews

  1. ercelialaporte
    Instead of powdered sugar with the lemon juice, I usegranulated sugar. You can also make an orange loaf by replace lemon zest and juice with orange zest juice. <br/>I'm also Canadian and probablybelong to the chef's same church. BON APPETIT!
     
  2. juliadjulie
    Excellent lemon loaf. Just like my Canadian Mum used to make......I used 3 mini (disposable aluminum type) loaf pans and placed them on a cookie sheet to bake for about 38 to 40 minutes. I lined each pan with parchment paper to make removing the loaves easy. I also substituted granulated sugar in the glaze, heating in the microwave to dissolve. Thanks so much for the recipe, Recipe Junkie. :)<br/><br/>Update: Just a note for anyone else making the same mistake I did.....We didn't notice anything "off" while the bread was still warm, but when it cooled it had an awful metallic after taste. After some research I realize using Clapper Girl baking powder was the culprit. It has aluminum in it and that's what we were tasting. I'm switching to Rumford double action powder from now on. :)
     
  3. Elodie
    Made it last night, and brought it to work today, my friends loved it, thank you very much ! very easy to make, Merci !
     
  4. elizabethdawson49
    I Make this recipe quite often and, for guests and, just for dessert.
     
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  1. ercelialaporte
    Instead of powdered sugar with the lemon juice, I usegranulated sugar. You can also make an orange loaf by replace lemon zest and juice with orange zest juice. <br/>I'm also Canadian and probablybelong to the chef's same church. BON APPETIT!
     

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