Classic Lemon Bread Recipe

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DishMain Ingredient


 Yeast1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)
 Warm water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Milk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Sifted flour2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
 Eggs2 , beaten
 Melted butter1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Fine bread crumbs2 Tablespoon
 Whole blanched almonds16
 Raisins1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Grated lemon rind1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3300 Calories from Fat 1287

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 144 g221.4%

Saturated Fat 64 g320%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 666.5 mg

Sodium 1391.9 mg58%

Total Carbohydrates 449 g149.7%

Dietary Fiber 21.2 g84.8%

Sugars 164.8 g

Protein 73 g145.8%

Vitamin A 66.1% Vitamin C 14.2%

Calcium 55.8% Iron 122.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Dissolve the yeast in warm water.
Combine the milk, sugar, salt and 1 1/2 cups flour in a bowl and mix well.
Stir in the yeast mixture and beat until smooth.
Add the eggs and beat well.
Stir in butter, 1 tablespoon at a time.
Add remaining flour and beat for 5 minutes.
Cover and let rise in a warm place for about 1 hour and 30 minutes or until doubled in bulk.
Grease a loaf pan and sprinkle with crumbs.
Arrange whole almonds in bottom.
Stir down dough and mix in raisins and lemon rind.
Spoon into prepared pan and let rise for about 1 hour and 15 minutes or until doubled in bulk.
Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 50 minutes.
Ground almonds may be substituted for bread crumbs.