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LEMON BREAD

Yield

8 slices

Time

1 hour 55 minutes

This refreshingly delicious lemon bread is baked to soft cake-like perfection and topped with a shell of homemade lemon glaze. Perfect for snacking or gifting!

INGREDIENTS

Lemon Bread ‣ 2 cups all-purpose flour ‣ 1 teaspoon baking powder ‣ 1/4 teaspoon baking soda ‣ 1/2 teaspoon salt ‣ 1 cup granulated sugar ‣ 1/2 cup olive oil ‣ 1/4 cup milk ‣ 2 eggs ‣ 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ‣ 1 teaspoon lemon extract ‣ 2 tablespoons lemon zest Lemon Glaze ‣ 1 cup powdered sugar ‣ 1/4 cup lemon juice ‣ 1 tablespoon lemon zest, plus more for garnish (optional)

1

In a large bowl, whisk together all of the dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set this bowl aside for now.

MIX DRY INGREDIENTS

2

Using a stand mixer (or hand mixer + large bowl), whip together the sugar, olive oil, milk, eggs, vanilla extract, and lemon extract until smooth.

WHIP THE OTHER INGREDIENTS

3

Add the dry ingredients to the bowl, then mix well. Add the lemon zest, then use a spatula to fold it into the batter.

COMBINE THE BATTER

4

Spray a 9×5 bread loaf pan with baking spray, then pour the bread batter in. Use a spatula to smooth out the top into a single layer. Once done, send it off to bake!

POUR IN THE BATTER

5

While the baked bread cools, prepare the lemon glaze by adding powdered sugar, lemon juice, and lemon zest to a small bowl, then whisk them all together.

MAKE THE GLAZE

6

Drizzle the lemon glaze over the baked bread as you see fit.

DRIZZLE IT ON