The People's Reciplex

Lemon Loaf

This is incredibly moist and tasty — a great treat to bring to a party, social engagement, etc., and pretty fool-proof to make.

lemon loaf

Ingredients for loaf:

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine or shortening (I prefer butter)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lemon, rind of

Ingredients for glaze:

  • 1 lemon, juice of
  • 1/4 cup sugar


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until creamy.
  3. Blend in milk.
  4. In another bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, salt and lemon rind.
  5. Pour into batter.
  6. Stir to moisten.
  7. Scrape into greased 9 x 5 inch loaf pan.
  8. Bake in 350 degree oven for 55 to 60 minutes.
  9. Cool in pan for 5 minutes.
  10. Remove to rack and while still hot, with a toothpick poke holes all over the top of the loaf, and spoon glaze evenly over. (note: glaze will be watery and this is o.k.)
  11. Cool.

Glaze:  Combine lemon juice and sugar in saucepan.

  1. Stir and heat till sugar is dissolved.
  2. Spoon evenly over top of hot loaf.

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This entry was posted on Thursday, May 20th, 2010 at 5:47 am and is filed under desserts.


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