Lemon Breakfast Bread Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Lemon Breakfast Bread Recipe
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Lemon Breakfast Bread

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"I was looking for a lemon bread recipe and found several. After several revisions this is the best tasting and moist bread I came up with; it has variations of flavors."

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Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr 15 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 30 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a loaf pan.
  2. Stir 1 1/2 cups sugar, applesauce, oil, and eggs together in a bowl; add lemon peel and 1 teaspoon lemon extract. Pour milk into applesauce mixture and stir.
  3. Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl. Add flour mixture to applesauce mixture; stir until well-combined. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until toothpick inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean, about 75 minutes. Let bread rest in the pan for 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool.
  5. Whisk 1/2 cup sugar, water, and 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract together in a saucepan over medium heat until sugar is melted and has a thick glaze consistency, 1 to 2 minutes. Poke several holes in the top of the warm bread and brush glaze over loaf.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Substitute orange peel for the lemon peel to make orange bread.
  • Substitute almond extract for the lemon peel and lemon extract and add 1 tablespoon poppy seeds to make almond poppy seed bread.
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Apr 13, 2014

I followed the directions, but it didn't turn out well. It was really thick/dense, and tasted really flour-y.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 381 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 56.8 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol
  • 54 mg
  • 18%
  • Fat
  • 15.4 g
  • 24%
  • Fiber
  • 1.2 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 4.8 g
  • 10%
  • Sodium
  • 231 mg
  • 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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