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
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.