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Lemon Tea Bread

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Lemon Tea Bread are served as side dish. If you love lemon flavored bread then must try this Lemon Tea Bread recipe. Lemon Tea Bread will stunt you with its taste.
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Glaze 1
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon 1 , rind grated
  Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped

Cream shortening; gradually add sugar, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
Stir in lemon rind and pecans, if desired.
Pour batter into a greased and floured 9 x 5 x 3 inch loafpan.
Bake at 350° for 50 to 55 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool in pan 10 to 15 minutes; remove from pan and let cool on wire rack.
Pour glaze over bread.

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Lemon Tea Bread Recipe