Monday, February 15, 2010

Glazed Lemon Nut bread

1/4 c. butter
3/4 c. sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp. grated lemon peel

2 c. sifted flour, enriched
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
3/4 c. milk
1/2 c. chopped walnuts
2 tsp. lemon juice
2 tbsp. sugar

Cream together butter and 3/4 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and lemon peel; beat well. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating until smooth after each addition. Stir in walnuts.
Pour in greased 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 inch loaf pan. Bake in moderate oven 350 degrees for 50-55 minutes or until done. Let cool in pan 10 minutes, then spoon mixture of lemon juice and 2 tablespoons sugar over top. Remove from pan and cool.

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