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Best Glazed Lemon Bread Recipe

If you like lemons, you will love this homemade glazed lemon bread recipe. So moist, and I also give you variations like Lemon Blueberry Bread which is amazing.

Offering homemade recipes for cranberry breadpeach breadmango breadstrawberry bread and many more below.

This moist lemon bread is such a treat. It almost tastes like cake with the glaze and like myself you will be making it often... #misshomemade

Homemade Lemon Bread Recipe

Easy Recipe for Lemon Bread

1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup shortening
2 eggs, beaten
1-1/2 cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup milk
1/8 tsp poppy seeds (optional)
two lemons, juiced
one of the lemons, grated

Glaze (optional)

6 TBS (1/2 cup plus 2 TBS) homemade powdered sugar
1 TBS butter, melted
2 TBS fresh lemon juice

PREHEAT oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour a loaf pan; set aside.

Cream together the sugar and shortening. Add the beaten eggs and mix well. Sift the flour, salt and baking powder together and add this to the creamed mixture alternating with the milk.

Fold in the poppy seeds (if using), juice and grated rind. Bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes. Drizzle with glaze.

For Lemon Blueberry Bread:

1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
2 TBS flour

Cover the blueberries with flour and fold in with the lemon juice and grated rind.

Here’s another wonderful recipe for lemon bread.


2/3 cup butter, melted
2 cups white sugar
4 eggs
1/2 tsp almond extract
3 cups sifted flour
2-1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 cup milk
2 lemons, grated and juiced
2 cup chopped nuts (optional)

PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees. Grease two loaf pans and line with parchment paper.

Blend sugar and butter. Add eggs, one at a time – then almond extract and lemon rind. Sift dry ingredients together and add alternately with milk. Fold in nuts if you are using them. Pour into pans and bake for 50 minutes.

Mix the lemon juice with 1/2 cup white sugar. Immediately spoon over the hot bread. Let sit in pan for 10 minutes. Remove and do not slice for 24 hours.

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