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Pecan Lemon Loaf

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), divided
  Eggs 2
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sour cream 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs), toasted
  Grated lemon peel 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy.
Add eggs; mix well.
Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with sour cream.
Fold in pecans and peel.
Transfer to a greased 9-in.x 5-in.x 3-in. loaf pan.
Bake at 350 degree for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
In a small saucepan, combine the lemon juice and remaining sugar.
Cook and stir over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved.
Pour over the warm bread.
Cool completely on a wire rack before removing from pan.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Pecan

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