*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                      BARBARA LAUTERBACH'S LEMON BREAD
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       c            Sugar
      1/3   c            Butter, melted
    1       t            Lemon or orange extract
      1/4   c            Fresh lemon juice
    2                    Eggs
    1 1/2   c            King Arthur unbleached all-
                         -purpose flour
    1       t            Baking powder
    1       t            Salt
      1/2   c            Milk
                         Grated rind of 1 large lemo
                         -or use 1/2 t lemon oil
      1/2   c            Chopped pecans (optional)
                         -----TOPPING-----
      1/2   c            Confectioners' sugar
      1/4   c            Fresh lemon juice
 
   Combine sugar, butter, extract and juice. Beat in eggs, one at a time until
   smooth. In a separate bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt. Stir in the
   wet ingredients alternately with the milk. Add the lemon rind (or oil) and
   pecans (if using). Pour batter into a greased 4 1/2"x8 1/2 loaf pan. Bake
   for about 1 hour or until toothpick comes out clean. TOPPING: Dissolve
   sugar in lemon juice over low heat. Pierce top of hot loaf in several
   places with a sharp knife. Pour topping over crust. Let loaf cool in pan
   for 1 hour. Remove from pan, wrap in foil and let sit for 24 hours for
   flavors to mature.
  
 
 
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