Lemon Tea Bread

Lemon Tea Bread

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based on 82 reviews
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15 min.
65 min.
12 servings

The lemon glaze adds an extra hint of sweetness to bake-and-serve bread.


  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup (5 fl.-oz. can) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Fat Free Milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
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PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Grease 8- or 9-inch loaf pan.


flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Beat sugar, oil, lemon juice and lemon peel in small mixer bowl. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually stir in flour mixture alternately with evaporated milk just until blended. Pour into prepared pan.

BAKE for 45 to 50 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove from pan; brush top of bread with Glaze. Serve warm or cool completely on wire rack.


lemon juice and sugar in small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook for about 1 minute.

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Very good recipe and it was a big hit....love the lemon glaze

- Carol Firlotte from Stilesville, NH

Best of Lemon

This moist delicious bread is wonderful with the tart flavor of lemon. My 88 year old mother-in-law stated that it is the best she ever had. Even the ends of the bread is as great as the center.

- Jeanne Porter from Huntertown, IN

Lemon Tea Bread

I made this for a morning meeting to go along with our breakfast coffee.There wasn't a crumb left because everyone just loved it and wanted the recipe.

- Virginia Blackman from Smithville,


A refresing sweet bread for a spring evening dessert.

- KATHY GREEN from South Daytona, FL

Great Brunch Idea

Seems like it fits the ticket for my Sunday School class of special dieters. Sounds like a delight for a spring Sunday morning treat! Great idea!!

- Linnett Halliday from TAVARES, FL

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/12 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 12

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 170
  • Calories from Fat: 35
  • Total Fat: 4g (6% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 1g (4% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 35mg (12% of DV)
  • Sodium: 230mg (10% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 29g (10% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g (2% of DV)
  • Sugars: 15g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Vitamin A: 6% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 6% of DV
  • Calcium: 10% of DV
  • Iron: 6% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


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