Delicious Cranberry Lemon Loaf Recipe
Friday, May 25th, 2012
Looking to make a delicious treat this weekend? We have the perfect Nova Scotia cuisine recipe for you! Try this yummy Cranberry Lemon Lemon that’s easy to make and everyone will love! Enjoy!
2 cups (500 mL) all-purpose flour
2 1/2 teaspoons (12 mL) baking powder
1 teaspoon (5 mL) salt, or less, to taste
4 tablespoons (60 mL) softened butter
3/4 cup (175 mL) granulated sugar
2 teaspoons (10 mL) grated lemon rind
3/4 cup (175 mL) milk
1 cup (250 mL) fresh cranberries, chopped
1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped walnuts or pecans
2 tablespoons (30 mL) sugar
2 teaspoons (10 mL) lemon juice
Sift together flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
In mixer bowl, cream together butter and 3/4 cup (175 mL) sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add lemon rind; mix well. Add dry ingredients alternately with milk; beat until smooth. Fold in cranberries and nuts.
Pour batter into a greased 9x5x3-inch (23x13x6 cm) pan. Bake at 350°F (180°C) for 55 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes before turning out onto a rack to cool completely.
Combine 2 tablespoons (30 mL) sugar and lemon juice; spoon over top. Makes one loaf.
Note: This bread is best made a day before serving.
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