Lemon Bread


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6 tablespoons butter
2 eggs
1 cup white sugar
1-1/4 cups pastry flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
grated rind of 1 lemon
1/2 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped maraschino cherries
1/2 cup chopped walnuts sugar
lemon juice


Cream together the butter and sugar and beat in the eggs. Add the baking powder and salt to the flour and mix alternately with the milk; then add the grated lemon rind, the cherries, and walnuts. Bake in a loaf pan for 1 hour in a 350 degrees F oven. Mix together ½ cup white sugar and the juice of 1 lemon and pour over the baked loaf in the pan. Let stand for 10 minutes.

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