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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Lemon Pecan Bread

2 cups Sugar ( What can i say? we like the sweet stuff around here!)
2/3 cup Melted butter
4 Eggs
3 cups Sifted flour
2 tsp. Baking powder
2 tsp. Salt
1 cup Whole Milk
Grated rind of TWO lemons
5 tsp Lemon extract
1 cup Chopped Pecans

Preheat Oven to 350. Grease Loaf pans. Blend Sugar, melted butter and extract. Beat in Eggs. Sift DRY ingredients together and add alternately with milk. Stir just enough to blend. FOLD in other Ingredients and pour into loaf pans.

BAKE 1 hour at 350.

When bread is done, pierce with a fork and drizzle with warm glaze
For the Glaze: Mix juice of 2 Lemons and 1/2 cup of Sugar heat to dissolve.

STORE in airtight wrap for 24 hours before slicing.
 Makes two 8 x 4 inch loaves or three 7 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch loaves.

You can freeze this bread for up to 3 months!!!

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