Old-Fashioned Lemon Bread

Old-Fashioned Lemon Bread is a perfect anytime of the day dessert or snack! This Lemon Bread is an incredibly delicious and easy to make bread, sure to become a family favorite!

Old-Fashioned Lemon Bread is a perfect anytime of the day dessert or snack! This Lemon Bread is an incredibly delicious and easy to make bread, sure to become a family favorite!

Who doesn’t love lemon?

This simple old fashioned bread is wonderful with your morning coffee, as a mid-day snack or even as a dessert.  Y’all my family loves the fresh lemon favor that this bread has to offer. The lemon zest and fresh squeezed juice adds a bright and fresh taste; literally it’s like springtime in your mouth!

Truly there’s nothing fancy here, just an amazing homemade bread with a sweet lemon syrup. But if I am being honest I am a bit biased because I love this lemon bread, it is incredible. Must be the lemons, I love lemon anything.

This bread is soft, springy, and moist without being heavy or dry. Plus, you probably have all the ingredients on hand to make it and you can pronounce every ingredient used.

The lemon loaf itself is perfectly lemony, and the lemon glaze boosts the lemon flavor even more. Lemon lovers will be in their glory!

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Old-Fashioned Lemon Bread is a perfect anytime of the day dessert or snack! This Lemon Bread is an incredibly delicious and easy to make bread, sure to become a family favorite!
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Old-Fashioned Lemon Bread

A perfect anytime of the day dessert or snack! This Lemon Bread is an incredibly delicious and easy to make bread, sure to become a family favorite!
Course bread, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword bread crumbs, glaze, lemon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 1 loaf
Calories 3117 kcal

Ingredients

Bread

  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 1 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ½ tsp lemon extract
  • 2 tsp grated lemon peel about 1 lemon - reserve lemon for later use

Lemon Syrup

  • juice from one lemon about ¼ cup
  • 1/3 cup sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 ° F. Grease and flour 8 x 4-inch baking pan.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in large bowl.
  3. Beat eggs, milk, oil and lemon zest together in medium bowl.
  4. Add the flour mixture into the egg mixture; stir until just combined.
  5. Pour into prepared pan.
  6. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes or until wooden skewer inserted in center comes out clean.
  7. Remove bread from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes.
  8. While the bread is cooling prepare the lemon syrup during the last 10 minutes of baking time.
  9. Combine 1/3 cup granulated sugar and ¼ cup lemon juice (1 lemon) in small, heavy-duty saucepan.
  10. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, for about 5 minutes or until sugar is dissolved and a light syrup is formed.
  11. Using the skewer, poke numerous holes in the hot bread, piercing all the way to the bottom.
  12. Slowly drizzle the hot Lemon Syrup over the bread (Syrup will soak into the bread).
  13. Cool on wire rack for 15 minutes; run knife around edge of bread.
  14. Remove bread to wire rack to cool completely.
Nutrition Facts
Old-Fashioned Lemon Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 3117 Calories from Fat 1107
% Daily Value*
Fat 123g189%
Saturated Fat 94g588%
Cholesterol 340mg113%
Sodium 1835mg80%
Potassium 483mg14%
Carbohydrates 485g162%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 340g378%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 673IU13%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 486mg49%
Iron 11mg61%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 1500 calorie diet.

Note on Nutritional Information

Nutritional information for the recipe is provided as a courtesy and is approximate only. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the nutritional information given for any recipe on this site.

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