lemon-y goodness

Today, in between editing tips and posting content, I made a lemon loaf (I also did laundry and cleaned the floors...aren't I productive?). The boyfriend has told me many times about how he loves his mother's lemon loaf and that one day he wants his wedding cake to be a lemon loaf. I think he's kidding about the last part. I hope he's kidding.

Anywho, I decided it was high time for me to make my own. It was easy peasy lemon squeezy (get it? Hardeeharhar.). Ahhh I crack myself up sometimes. Oh, you want me to stop cracking jokes and just give you the recipe? Alright. Here ya go.

Lemon Loaf (from Eat Live Run)

2 1/2 cup flour
1/2 t salt
1 1/2 t baking powder
1 1/4 cup sugar
2 sticks butter, softened
3 eggs
3/4 cup milk
zest and juice of 1 lemon

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Combine flour, salt and baking powder in a large bowl, and set aside. Cream together the sugar and the butter until light and fluffy (approx. 5 minutes). Add the eggs, one by one, beating well after each addition. Add the dry ingredients, milk and then lemon juice and zest while continuing to beat smooth.

Pour batter into a buttered and floured loaf pan, and smooth the top.

Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until the top is golden brown and sides pull away from the pan. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes before turning out onto a cooling rack or large plate. Then add the...

Lemon glaze

juice of 1 lemon
1  T powdered sugar

Mix the two together and drizzle over the cake.


I'm shipping off home tomorrow for the Chinese New Year feast. Maybe I'll come back bearing some of mama bear's recipes...

Happy weekend!

1 comment:

  1. mmmm....that looks so yummy! i love lemony baked goods : )

    cute blog! glad i stopped by : )

    til next time,


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