Lemon Quick Bread

Contributed By: Kay Davis


1/4 cup soft butter
3/4 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups flour
2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup finely chopped pecans (optional)

Lemon Glaze
2 Tablespoons Lemon Juice
1/4 cup powdered sugar


Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Step 2: Grease and flour a 9" x 5" loaf pan.
Step 3: In a medium bowl, beat butter and sugar together until fluffy.
Step 4: Add eggs and beat well.
Step 5: Add dry ingredients alternately with milk, mixing well after each addition.
Step 6: Pour into a greased and floured loaf pan and bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean from the center. Place on wire cooling rack.
Step 7: In a small saucepan or microwave safe bowl, mix lemon juice and powdered
sugar and heat until warm.
Step 8: After the bread cools for 10 minutes, prick top with fork and pour glaze
over top.
Step 9: Let cool and remove from pan. Cool the glazed lemon bread completely and
slice thin to serve.
Makes 8-12 servings.

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