Lemon Glazed Nut Bread
30 min
1 hr 35 min



2 cup sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1/4 cup lemon juice

1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon baking powder

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup milk

3/4 cup chopped pecans


1/2 cup powdered sugar

2 tablespoons lemon juice

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine sugar and butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add lemon juice and lemon zest; continue beating until well mixed. Mixture will look curdled.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine flour, baking powder and salt in bowl. Add alternately with milk to butter mixture, beating well after each addition. Stir in pecans.

  4. STEP 4

    Pour into 3 greased (5 3/4 x 3-inch) mini loaf pans. Bake 35-45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

  5. STEP 5

    Combine sugar and 2 tablespoons lemon juice in bowl. Poke holes in top of warm bread with toothpick; drizzle glaze evenly over top of breads. Let stand 10 minutes; remove from pans. Cool completely.


9Fat (mg)
40Cholesterol (mg)
160Sodium (mg)
21Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
2Protein (g)


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  December 20, 2008

Bread has almost an unbaked batter taste and seems to fall apart easily. I baked until a toothpick came out clean and golden brown on top, so I don't believe they were undercooked.

— says Pat
  October 25, 2008

This is one lemon loaf recipe that I will make again and again.

— says Leila
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