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Lemon-Nut Bread

Family-friendly

Quick and easy

Quick and easy

Quick and easy

Cook Time:

60 minutes

Makes:

1 loaf

Ingredients

1/2  cup  shortening

1 3/4  cups  sugar

2  eggs, lightly beaten

1 1/4  cups  all-purpose flour

2  teaspoon  baking powder

1/4  teaspoon  salt

1/2  cup  milk

1/2  cup  finely chopped pecans

1  juice of one lemon

1  zest of one lemon

Instructions


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Grease an 8 x 14-inch-long pan and line bottom with parchment paper.

In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and 1 cup sugar. Add eggs.

In another bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, and salt and add this to egg mixture alternately with milk. Add pecans and grated lemon zest, blending until mixed thoroughly. Pour batter into prepared pan, spreading into corners with spoon.

Bake on middle shelf of oven 1 hour, until light golden. Test doneness with a skewer. If it comes out clean and dry the bread is done.

Loosen bread but leave in pan. Prick the top all over with holes, using a wooden pick or metal skewer so the glaze can penetrate.

Mix 3/4 cup sugar and the juice from one lemon. Spoon it on the bread until the bread slowly absorbs it.

Cool for 10 minutes in pan on rack; remove from pan and cool on rack. Wrap tightly
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