Sour Cream Lemon Bread Recipe

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Sour Cream Lemon Bread Recipe
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Sour Cream Lemon Bread Recipe

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My family always requests this light, tender bread with a hint of lemon. This loaf is so scrumptious that it complements almost any meal. I serve slices with a creamy lemon spread for an early-morning treat or late-night snack that's simply dreamy. -Barbara Strickler, Syracuse, Indiana
MAKES:
16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 3-4 hours
MAKES:
16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 3-4 hours

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons warm milk (70° to 80°)
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • LEMON SPREAD:
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon peel

Directions

In a measuring cup, combine sour cream and lemon juice. Add enough milk to measure 1/2 cup. In a bread machine pan, place the sour cream mixture, butter, egg, lemon peel, sugar, salt, baking soda, flour and yeast in order suggested by manufacturer. Select sweet bread setting. Choose crust color and loaf size if available. Bake according to bread machine directions (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed). In a mixing bowl, beat spread ingredients until smooth; serve with the bread. Yield: 1 loaf (1 pound) and about 1/2 cup spread.
Editor's Note: We recommend you do not use a bread machine's time-delay feature for this recipe. If your bread machine does not have a sweet bread setting, follow the manufacturer's directions using the basic setting.
Editor's Note: We recommend you do not use a bread machine's time-delay feature for this recipe.
Originally published as Sour Cream Lemon Bread in Quick Cooking September/October 2000, p27

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 110 calories, 4g fat (3g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 204mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons warm milk (70° to 80°)
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • LEMON SPREAD:
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon peel
  1. In a measuring cup, combine sour cream and lemon juice. Add enough milk to measure 1/2 cup. In a bread machine pan, place the sour cream mixture, butter, egg, lemon peel, sugar, salt, baking soda, flour and yeast in order suggested by manufacturer. Select sweet bread setting. Choose crust color and loaf size if available. Bake according to bread machine directions (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed). In a mixing bowl, beat spread ingredients until smooth; serve with the bread. Yield: 1 loaf (1 pound) and about 1/2 cup spread.
Editor's Note: We recommend you do not use a bread machine's time-delay feature for this recipe. If your bread machine does not have a sweet bread setting, follow the manufacturer's directions using the basic setting.
Editor's Note: We recommend you do not use a bread machine's time-delay feature for this recipe.
Originally published as Sour Cream Lemon Bread in Quick Cooking September/October 2000, p27

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hcdelong User ID: 4523946 71395
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2010

"This was an easy recipe. However, the lemon taste in the bread was almost not noticeable. The lemon spread made the whole thing work."

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