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4.17 from 18 votes

Lemon Bread

A tasty bread that is quick to prepare, moist, and just the right amount of lemon! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Servings: 12
Calories: 227kcal
Author: The Cookin' Chicks


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp lemon peel, grated
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice


  • In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until fluffy.
  • Add in the eggs, lemon juice, and lemon peel.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • Slowly add the dry mixture to the butter mixture.
  • Pour in the milk and stir until just combined.
  • Grease an 8x4 in. loaf pan, or 4 mini loaf pans.
  • Pour batter evenly into the prepared pan(s), filling about 1/2 way.
  • Place pans into preheated oven, 350, and bake for 45 minutes if using a large pan, or 35 minutes if using mini pans.
  • While bread is baking, combine the powdered sugar and lemon juice in a small bowl.
  • Once bread is finished, remove from oven and drizzle glaze evenly on top.
  • Allow bread to cool slightly on cooling racks before serving!


Calories: 227kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 143mg | Potassium: 40mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 292IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg
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