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Golden Lemon Bread

 Golden Lemon Bread
“This wonderful bread, made from my grandmother’s recipe, won Best of Show at the New Mexico State Fair,“ says Marjorie Rose of Albuquerque. “It’s so good! My grandchildren love it, too.“
16 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons lemon juice

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • 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 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for
  • 40-45 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 (16 slices).

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Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 165 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 125 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.