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  • 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
  • sugar


  • 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.


For the ladies who requested it, here it is. It is my MIL's recipe. It would be good even without the gumdrops.

Categories: Bread  Coffee Cake 

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