Sunday, June 26, 2011

Summer Recipe Lemon Nut Bread

A refreshing summer recipe for desserts.  Lemon Nut Bread.
1/2 cups shortening
2/3 c sugar
2 eggs
2 1/2 cup flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup milk
1 1/2 tsp freshly grated lemon peel
1/2 cup chopped walnuts.

From one of my Mother's recipes.
Shelia Broomell's Lemon Nut Bread

Thoroughly cream together shortening & sugar.  Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

Sift together flour, baking powder & salt; add to creamed mixture in three additions alternatly with milk.

Beat until smooth after each addition.  Stir in lemon peel & walnuts. 
Spoon into 9 x 5 inch loaf pan.

Bake at 350 degrees for one hour, or until done.

Pour Lemon Glaze over hot bread; let stand 20 minutes before turning out onto rack.  Cool completely before slicing. 

Lemon Glaze

1/3 cup unsifted powdered sugar.
3 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice.
Stir together until sugar is dissolved
Pat Hayes. 

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