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Lemon Bread



  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1 lemon rind, grated


Cream shortening and sugar, add eggs and mix. Add dry ingredients alternately with milk. Stir in nuts and lemon rind. Pour batter into greased 9x5 inch loaf pan and bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour or until done. Remove bread from oven and pierce surface with a small skewer to make small holes.



  • 1/4 cup sugar
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  • juice of one lemon


Combine sugar and lemon juice and pour over hot bread. Cool bread on wire rack. Slice thinly to serve.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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April 27, 20080 found this helpful

thank you robin. this recipe is very very good. had surplus lemons and my family loved it. left out the nuts coz my kids dont like them in cakes. just sprinkled them on top of cake after i glazed it. a huge hit...

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