Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Lemon Bread

Adapted from Allrecipes

Yummmm.  I love lemon and poppy seed.  Matched perfectly in a piece of cake they make me feel like royalty.  Treat yourself today.
6 T shortening
1 cup white sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup milk
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 t salt
1 t baking powder
1 t lemon lest
1/2 cup white sugar
1 lemon, juiced

1.  Wish together flour, salt, and baking powder.
2.  In a large bowl, cream shortening, 1 c sugar, and eggs together until light and fluffy. Add milk alternately with flour mixture in two parts; mix well. Stir in grated lemon rind. Pour batter into greased and floured 9 x 5 inch loaf pan.                
3.  Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 60 minutes. Allow bread to cool in the pan for 5 minutes.
4.  Mix together 1/2 cup sugar and the juice of one lemon to make a glaze. Remove bread from pan.   Pook holes into bread.  Pour glaze over warm bread.

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