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Fresh Citrus Loaf


A nice textured loaf with a subtle lemony flavour. Great with a cuppa tea.

Prep Time: 1 hour 10 mins


125g butter

3/4 cup sugar

1 tsp grated lemon rind

2 eggs

2 cups Edmonds self raising flour

1/4 tsp salt

1/2 cup milk

1/4 cup chopped walnuts


1/4 cup lemon juice

1/4 cup sugar


1. Preheat oven to 180ÂșC. Grease and line a 22cm loaf tin.

2. Cream butter, sugar and lemon rind in a bowl until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat well.

3. Sift flour, salt and stir in alternately with milk. Mix in nuts. Turn into loaf tin.

4. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until loaf springs back when lightly touched.

5. To make glaze stir lemon juice and sugar in a saucepan over a low heat until sugar dissolves. Bring to the boil. Remove from heat and leave to cool.

6. Pour glaze over hot loaf. Leave in tin until cold.


Diana Wereta-Munro

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