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Gingerbread Mansion's Very Lemony Lemon Bread


One 5"x9" loaf


1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup milk
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup finely chopped nuts
grated lemon peel
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 1/4 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt

1/8 cup sugar
juice of one lemon


Sift flour with baking powder and salt. Cream butter and sugar. Mix in eggs. Alternately add flour mixture and milk, stirring constantly. Mix in nuts and lemon peel. Bake in greased 5x9" loaf pan for about 50 minutes or until done when tested. Bake at 350.
As soon as bread comes out of oven, poke holes in the top with fork and spoon over the topping of sugar and lemon juice.
Note: Mix the topping just prior to use or it will not be smooth.

--Gingerbread Mansion Inn

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