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Key Lime Bread

 Key Lime Bread
β€œI first tasted this deliciously different bread at a friend's house, and she graciously shared the recipe with me,” says Joan Hallford of North Richland Hills, Texas. β€œIt's so easy to make and absolutely yummy!”
32 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons grated lime peel
  • 2 tablespoons Key lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • GLAZE:
  • 2/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons Key lime juice

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar
  • until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs. Beat in lime peel, juice and
  • vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to
  • creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each
  • addition. Fold in walnuts.
  • Transfer to two greased 9x5-in. loaf pans. Bake 50-55 minutes or
  • until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10
  • minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.
  • Combine confectioners' sugar and enough lime juice to achieve desired

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Key Lime Bread (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • consistency; drizzle over warm bread. Cool completely. Yield: 2
  • loaves (16 slices each).
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 173 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 150 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.