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Lemon Loaf {Baking with Julia}

Another recipe down in the Baking with Julia cookbook challenge every other Tuesday.  This little lemon quick bread was supremely easy and would be a good treat alongside a hot cup of tea with a  friend.  My boys did not care for it that much - I think the lemony icing I added on top was a bit too lemony for their taste - but that was my favorite part.  

This is the line-up of ingredients.  Simple.

Ready for the oven.


The crumb and density reminded me of a poundcake - not too moist - a sturdy cake.


The edges were a bit overly browned but I enjoy the crunch of a crust on a quick bread.

 


Lemon Loaf - a refined taste and texture - and so easy a child could make it.  Stop over at the hostess' blogs to read and print the entire recipe: 


Next up - Hungarian Shortbread on May 8th.  See you then!




Comments

  1. Mmm, I love glaze. Your photos are lovely, and the cake looks delicious.

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  2. Looks tasty! I am looking forward to the Hungarian Shortbread. :)

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  3. My sons would have liked the glaze! Thanks for stopping by

    Ulrike @K├╝chenlatein

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  4. I like how you added zest to the glaze. Looks yummy.

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  5. I agree it needed a glaze or topping of some kind!! yours came out great!!

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  6. Yum... looks delicious! I am going to pin this one to try! :)

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  7. I love the glaze on top, delicious!!!

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  8. How could there ever be too much lemon!

    Very nice looking cake.

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  9. How could there ever be too much lemon!

    Very nice looking cake.

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  10. I'm puckering just looking at your glaze! I bet it was fabulous.

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