Glazed Lemon Bread
Wonderfully moist and saturated with lemony flavor.
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Glazed Lemon Bread

Very lemony, very tasty and very easy to make. My mother once won a contest with her Glazed Lemon Bread recipe. It's a wonderfully moist bread, saturated with lemony flavor, that's great for breakfast, as a dessert or just as a snack. I prefer my mother's recipe over other lemon bread recipes because the glaze is allowed to saturate the bread all the way through...also, heating the glaze to melt the sugar helps it go on smoothly, unlike the usual method which is "grainy" from unmelted sugar.

(4.5, 103) 86% would make again

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Yield: 9 Servings Ready in 1 hour

Cuisine: American-South   Main Ingredient: Lemon

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This bread is great! The best lemon bread I have ever made.
bellaedward , 1 years ago
Absolutely wonderful. We've already gobbled up half of the loaf! As mentioned, I also reduced the baking soda to 1 tsp.
Chance_2 , 1 years ago
josiec , 1 years ago
tammyjones1 , 1 years ago
Just finished making this recipe and of course I had to sample. It was wonderful, sweet and tart. I was looking for a different recipe from the standard holiday recipes and this is it! Plan on making 5 more loaves to give for the holidays.
sunnygal , 1 years ago
Absolutely delicious! VERY easy to make. I've always wanted to try a lemon loaf recipe....this is now in my favorites! Note: I also used just 1 teaspoon of baking powder
mommyx307 , 1 years ago
ourmktg , 1 years ago
This is my go to bread and the recipe has been requested many times. Thank you for sharing it with us and congratulations to your mother on winning a contest with it. My husband just asked me not to freeze all three loafs.
Mountnveiw , 1 years ago
Omitted the glaze, but Hubby loves this, and keeps asking me to make it. will be a definite return visitor on baking day
cateagosta , 1 years ago
faizanahmed , 1 years ago
Yummy! ^ ^ and about the glaze, I added less sugar, added a little honey, and lemon extract plus juice, came out as a kind of hard chewy candy top but to me it contrasts nicely with the moist lemony bread, and thanks for the reviews y'all, I went with a tsp of baking powder instead and it was perfect
TaraCakeBaker , 1 years ago
Love this! My family keeps buying all these lemons for me to make it!!!;) Love the person who posted this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Thesonicboom , 1 years ago
ashleycligrow , 1 years ago
rebeccagraham1 , 1 years ago
The ingredient portions are wrong - please edit page!
ladufurrena , 1 years ago
Very easy and very delicious. Like most others I used 1 tsp of baking powder not 1tbsp. It was a hit with those I shared it with. I will make this again.
FastFeet1 , 1 years ago
I made this without reading older reviews about reducing the baking powder and it came out great for me, also used 1/2 cup Splenda/sugar baking blend and it tastes great! The glaze is sweet and tart but refreshing! tart but
sarahbradley , 1 years ago
It was delicious! BUT--- it fell in the middle. Has anyone figured out why this happens? HELP!
joydraperboes , 1 years ago
Really delicious, came out perfectly on the first try.
lauraserwerkarayan , 1 years ago
I just made this and what a great make i made it for just me and my boyfriend but i dont think it will last us long! From reading the reviews i adjusted the amount of baking powder to one teaspoon and worked great bread is moist not dry and tastes amazing will be making again!!
lucyblakeley , 1 years ago
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