1/2 cup butter
1 1/2 cup sugar Save 1/2 cup for top
1 1/2 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup milk
grated rind of 1 lemon
juice of 1 lemon
Cream butter and 1 cup of sugar, add eggs, Beat well.
Sift dry ingredients together, add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Add grated rind, pour into 5x9 loaf pan or 2 small pans.
Bake 350 degrees for 45 min.
Mix lemon juice and 1/2 cup sugar. Spoon over hot bread and let cool in pan.