- Cooking Time:
- Preparation Time:
- 1/3 cup softened butter
- 1 1/4 cup sugar (divided)
- 2 eggs
- 1/4 tsp. almond ext.
- 1 1/2 cup flour
- 1 tsp baking pwdr
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 tblspoon grated lemon peel
- 1/2 cup chopped nuts
- 1/4-1/2 cup chopped gumdrops
- (her recipe omitted the amount to add)
- 3 T. lemon juice
- Beat butter and 1 cup sugar.
- Beat in eggs, one at a time.
- Add extract.
- Mix dry ingred.
- Add to egg mixture alternately with milk.
- Blend just enough to mix.
- Fold in lemon peel, nuts and gumdrops.
- Pour into greased loaf pan, bake at 325 for 70 minutes (I am not sure about this time, I think it took less time for me, I forgot to make a note so be sure and check it).
- Mix lemon juice and remaining 1/4 cup sugar. Remove bread from oven and pour over at once. Cool 10 minutes and remove to wire rack.
- I did not add the lemon juice and sugar after I baked it.
NotesFor the ladies who requested it, here it is. It is my MIL's recipe. It would be good even without the gumdrops.
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