Sunday, December 13, 2009

Golden Lemon Bread

Golden Lemon Bread

1/2 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup milk

1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
2 to 3 tablespoons lemon juice

In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well After each addition. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture Alternately with milk.
Pour into a greased 8-in. X 4-in. X 2-in.
Loaf pan. Bake at 350� for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center Comes out clean. Place pan on a wire rack.
Combine the glaze Ingredients; immediately pour over warm bread. Cool completely before removing from pan.

Yield: 1 loaf.



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