Fresh Citrus Loaf

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

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Prep Time: 1 hour 10 mins Servings: Makes 1 loaf.
  • 125g butter

    ¾ cup sugar

    1 tsp grated lemon rind

    2 eggs

    2 cups Edmonds self raising flour

    ¼ tsp salt

    ½ cup milk

    ¼ cup chopped walnuts

    GLAZE:

    ¼ cup lemon juice

    ¼ cup sugar

  • 1. Preheat oven to 180ºC. 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.

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