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Lemon Bread

Ingredients

  • 1/2?1 cup margarine, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 medium grated lemon, rind of
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk

Directions

  1. Thoroughly cream together margarine and sugar.
  2. Add eggs, lemon rind, vanilla and lemon extract.
  3. Mix thoroughly.
  4. Add dry ingredients alternately with milk to lemon mixture.
  5. Spread batter in well greased and floured loaf pan.
  6. Bake at 350 deg. F for 45 minutes or until done.
  7. Let loaf cool for 15 minutes.
  8. Remove from pan.
  9. Glaze bread with mixture of juice from 1 lemon and 1/2 cup powdered sugar.
  10. Refrigerate.

Lemon Bread

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 cups flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon, rind of
Topping
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice (not concentrate)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350- grease two 9x5 loaf pans.
  2. Beat shortening& sugar until light& fluffy.
  3. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Stir in dry ingredients alternately with milk.
  5. Add nuts& lemon peel.
  6. Pour batter into prepared pans and bake 50-60 minutes or until tests done.
  7. Cool in pans 10 minutes before removing.
  8. Put a sheet of foil under wire rack; place breads top-sides up on the wire rack.
  9. Blend topping ingredients, and brush on tops of loaves while still warm.