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Glazed Lemon Bread

Glazed Lemon Bread is a delicious sweet tangy bread that is great for breakfast or served with tea as an afternoon treat.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon bread
Servings: 8
Calories: 374kcal
Author: LaKita Anderson



  • 1 2/3 cups all-purposeĀ flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. and spray a loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt until combined.
  • In a large bowl using an electric mixer, blend together the 1 cup sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Add the eggs in one at a time followed by mixing in the lemon peel.
  • Turn the mixer on low speed and slowly add the flour mixture followed by the milk until well combined.
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared loaf pan and bake until a cake tester comes out clean, about 1 hour. Allow the bread to cool in the pan on a rack.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together 1/2 cup sugar and the lemon juice. Pierce the top of the bread all over with a skewer or the handle of a wooden spoon and spoon the lemon glaze over the bread while it is still warm.
  • Allow the bread to cool completely before serving. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.


Calories: 374kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 275mg | Potassium: 126mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 456IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 1mg