I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Lemon Curd Bread

 If you like lemon, you are going to love this.   


(2 loafs or 20 mini loafs)

Bread Ingredients:

*4 large eggs

*1 1/2 cups whole milk

*1 1/2 cups granulated sugar

*1 teaspoon lemon extract (or vanilla)

*zest from 2 lemons

*1 cup vegetable oil

*3 1/2 cups all purpose flour

*1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

*1 teaspoon salt

*1 cup lemon curd 

Glaze Ingredients;

*2 cups powdered sugar

*juice squeezed from 2 lemons 

Cake Directions:

~Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

~Spray bread pans with cooking spray and dust with flour.

~In a large mixing bowl, whisk eggs, milk, sugar, lemon extract, and lemon zest until well incorporated.

~Whisk in vegetable oil.

~In another bowl, sift flour,  baking powder, and salt.

~Pour dry ingredients into wet ingredients and mix until flour in mixed in (it's ok to have small lumps).

~Pour 1/4 of batter into each prepared pan.

~Drizzle 1/4 cup of lemon curd down the center to the bread.

~Divide remaining batter into bread pans.

~Divide remaining lemon curd and pour over batter.

~Take a knife and swirl the lemon curd throughout the bread (make sure the knife touches the bottom of the pan.

~Bake for 45-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

~Let cool for 5-10 minutes.

~Run a knife around the edges of the the bread.

~Remove bread and place on a cooling rack.

Glaze directions:

~In a medium bowl, whisk powdered sugar and lemon juice together until smooth (add a few drops of milk, if the glaze is to thick).

~Spread over warm/hot bread.

~Allow bread to cool before cutting.

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