Lemon Bread

Lemon Bread

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hrs 15 mins
  • Yield: 2loaves
  • About This Recipe

    “Very nice bread, especially with a cup of hot tea.”


  • 2/3 cupshortening
  • 2cupssugar
  • 4eggs
  • 3cupsflour
  • 3teaspoonsbaking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoonsalt
  • 1cupmilk
  • 1cupchopped nuts
  • 1tablespoongrated lemon, rind of

  • 2/3 cupsugar
  • 4tablespoonslemon juice( not concentrate)
  • Directions

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

  • “LOVELY! I made this today in my AMC cookware, it took me 1hr 20 minutes, was pretty much easy to do and within no time my guests finished more than half of it:)Thank You for this easy and tasty bread, and we did enjoy it with piping hot tea!!”

  • “We made your baked this bread today to share w/ our neighbors.Iused butter like suggested and skipped the nuts.(kids)I also added about 2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice to the batter and 2 tsp. of poppy seeds.”

  • “I love this bread! I substituted canola oil for shortening with no problems. Also, I put the glaze on while the bread is still hot.The glaze crystalizes and makes for a crunchy texture. Very good.”

  • “A really good recipe.Easy and quick to make and delicious.I’ve made it twice already and I think I’ll make it again today.”

  • “I made this bread for a staff meeting at work.The coffee glaze is an elegant touch.I had staff fighting over who would take the rest of the bread home.I now make this bread for every gathering, per staff request.”

  • “This was a good recipe, though mine was a bit dry. More due to me than the recipe.”

  • “This is really delicious and super easy! I highly recommend it for a refreshing and simple morning bread, or an any time bread!”

  • “I made this with a pondersa lemon off of a plant a friend gave me and it was very tasty!I used butter for the shortening.I am going to make again this week.”