Lemon Bread

Recipe by cellogirl2
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
YIELD: 1 loaf




  • Grease the bottom and 1/2 inch up the sides of an 8x4x2-inch loaf pan; set aside.
  • In a medium bowl stir together the flour, the 3/4 cup sugar, baking powder, and salt. Make a well in center of flour mixture; set aside.
  • In another medium bowl combine the egg, milk, lemon peel, and the 1 tablespoon lemon juice and melted butter.
  • Pour the egg mixture all at once into the well in the flour mixture. Stir just until moistened, batter should be lumpy.
  • Fold in nuts.
  • Spoon the batter into the prepared pan.
  • Bake in 350˚ oven for 50 to 55 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.
  • If desired, stir together the 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and the 1 tablespoon sugar. While bread is still in the pan, brush lemon-sugar mixture over the top of the loaf.
  • Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Wrap and store overnight before serving.