Lemon Bread

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp lemon rind, grated
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 tsp lemon extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tsp lemon juice

Blend butter and 1 cup sugar, beat in eggs, and add extract. Sift dry ingredients together and add to egg mixture alternately with milk. Fold in lemon peel, pour into a greased loaf pan and bake at 325 for 50 minutes. Mix lemon juice with 1/4 cup sugar and spoon over hot loaf. Cool at least 10 minutes and remove from pan. Bread freezes well.