The Forest's Lemon Tea Bread

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Golden brown and nicely shaped, this tasty bread is ideal not only for teatime but also for breakfast or brunch. – The Forest–A Country Inn, Intervale, New Hampshire

Ingredients

1-1/4 cups sugar, divided
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup milk
2 eggs
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
grated rind and juice of 1 medium-size lemon

Instructions

In a large bowl, cream together 1 cup of the sugar and the shortening. Beat in the milk and eggs. Stir in the flour, baking powder, salt, and lemon rind.

Pour into a greased 8-½x4-½-inch loaf pan. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 30 to 40 minutes. Mix the remaining ¼ cup sugar with the lemon juice and spoon over the bread while it is still warm.

Cooking & Recipes

Yield: 

Makes 1 loaf.

Preparation Method

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