Yummy Lemon Bread

Yummy Lemon Bread


"Very good, tangy bread."


servings 227 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 227 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 10.1 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.5g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 47 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 98 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Generously grease a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine melted butter or margarine and sugar. Add eggs, and mix until light and fluffy. Add milk, baking powder, lemon rind, and chopped nuts. Mix well. Sift flour, and gradually add to mixture; mix to just combine.
  3. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes, or until tester inserted in the center comes out clean.
  4. While bread is baking, combine lemon juice and confectioners' sugar in small dish. Stir well before using. Immediately upon removing bread from oven, place pan on a cooling rack. Using a large fork, poke holes all over the bread. Pour lemon juice mixture over the top of the bread. Cool for 15 minutes, and then remove from pan.
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  1. 24 Ratings


Mild lemon flavor. Wonderful companion to cup of hot coffee.

A delightful bread with just the right amount of lemon flavor - not too tart and not too sweet. It was moist, yet firm, and made perfect slices when cut. Before grating the lemon peel, I squeeze...

Given that I love lemon, I really wanted to like this bread. It ended up tasting fine--not five-star delicious, but good. However, it really came out as more of a cake. It barely rose at all in ...

This was great served as a dessert. It's a dense bread, so it's like a cake, but it's not too sweet. Perfect with tea!

Like other reviews said, it's more of a cake than a bread. I had added 1/2 tsp. of salt and mixed the baking powder with the flour instead of the liquid ingredients. Next time, I will use the ...

I am usually very good at following recipes, but I think I must have done something wrong. The center wouldn't cook even after 50 minutes, then my whole family agreed that it tasted awful. I ...

Had extra lemons that I needed to use and found this recipe. Served it to a group of friends and they were soon fighting over the last piece. The glaze really makes the overall product. The brea...

I made 10 muffins out of this recipe. The batter turned out *really* liquidy, but the muffins rose pretty well. I added poppy seeds on top. Lemony and sugary--not too bad!

Very good! Easy.