This Lemon Bread has a tender crumb and is smothered with a delightfully sweet glaze.
bread, breakfast, lemon, quick bread
1 1/2cupsall-purpose flour
Zest from 1 lemon
Juice from 1 lemon,about 1-2 tablespoons
1 1/2cupspowdered sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 9x5 loaf pan, set aside.
In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. In a medium sized bowl whisk together the milk, butter, and eggs until combined. Pour the wet ingredients and lemon zest into the flour mixture and mix until just combined. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 45-50 minutes, until browned and a toothpick inserted in the center has only moist crumbs. Remove bread from oven and place on a wire rack.
In a medium bowl whisk together lemon juice and powdered sugar until smooth.
Pour icing over bread while still hot. Cool bread completely in pan before serving.
This recipe is adapted from my mother-in-law.
Simple Iced Lemon Bread from Sam's Dish http://samsdish.com/simple-iced-lemon-bread/