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Sweet Lemon Bread

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Sifted all purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon 1 , juiced and grated rind
Directions

Cream butter and sugar.
Beat in eggs.
Sift dry ingredients together and add to batter alternately with milk.
Mix well.
Stir in lemon juice and rind.
Bake in greased 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan in preheated slow oven (300°F.) about 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Remove to rack.
If desired, pierce loaf top with cake tester in a number of places and pour over glaze made by mixing juice of 1 lemon and 1/2 cup sugar.
Slice thin and serve at room temperature or cooled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2488 Calories from Fat 941

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 107 g164.4%

Saturated Fat 63.3 g316.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 676.2 mg225.4%

Sodium 1566.6 mg65.3%

Total Carbohydrates 357 g119.1%

Dietary Fiber 7.8 g31.2%

Sugars 207.1 g

Protein 37 g74.5%

Vitamin A 68.6% Vitamin C 74.4%

Calcium 64.2% Iron 64.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Sweet Lemon Bread Recipe