Lemon BreadRecipe Index: Breads/Pastries > Sweet/Dessert
1 1/2 cup flour
1 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp. baking powder
pinch of salt
grated rind of one lemon juice of one lemon
Cream the shortening, milk and eggs together in a large mixing bowl. Then add the 1 cup of sugar, baking powder and salt followed by gradually adding the flour. Finally, fold in the grated lemon rind.
Bake in a greased and floured bread pan for 45 minutes at 350 degrees.
While the bread is still hot from the oven, combine the lemon juice with the 3/4 cup sugar and spoon the mixture onto the loaf. Allow to cool before removing from the pan.
* Variation: You can add in poppy seeds or grated orange peel for a slightly different flavor.