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Lemon Tea Bread Recipe

Lemon Tea Bread Recipe

This moist, lemony bread from Dorothy Denny of Williams Lake, British Columbia is perfect for breakfast or dessert.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling YIELD:8 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Dash salt
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar


  • 1. In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add egg and lemon peel; beat well. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk.
  • 2. Transfer to a 5-3/4-in. x 3-in. x 2-in. loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Combine glaze ingredients; drizzle over warm bread. Yield: 1 loaf (8 slices).

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 162 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 113 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.