Lemon Bread

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract 
  • lemon syrup  (recipe follows) 

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in large bowl.  

Beat eggs, milk, oil, lemon zest and lemon extract together in medium bowl.

Pour egg mixture into flour mixture.

Stir until just combined.    

Pour into prepared pan.

Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 55 to 60 minutes or until skewer inserted in center comes out clean.

Using a skewer, poke  holes in the hot bread, piercing all the way to the bottom.

Drizzle the hot lemon syrup over bread before you remove it from pan. 

Cool on wire rack for 15 minutes. 

Remove bread from pan and cool.

Lemon Syrup

Combine 1/3 cup sugar and 1/4 cup lemon juice in  saucepan.

Cook over medium heat.

Stirring constantly for 5 minutes.