Lemon Bread

Lemon Bread from Pillsbury™ Baking

Tags: Bread, Quickbreads

  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 60 min
  • Ready Time: 180 min
  • Yield: 12 servings


  • Pillsbury™ Baking Spray with Flour
  • 1/3 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice, (2 lemons)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract (optional)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups Pillsbury BEST™ All Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Grated peel of large lemon
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans


  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice, (2 lemons)

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 325ºF. Spray an 8-inch loaf pan with flour no-stick cooking spray.
  • BEAT oil, sugar, lemon juice and extract in medium bowl at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Add eggs one at a time, beating until smooth after each addition. Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Stir into egg mixture alternately with milk. Stir in lemon peel and pecans. Pour into prepared pan.
  • BAKE for 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • COMBINE powdered sugar and lemon juice in small saucepan. Heat until sugar is dissolved. Pour over top of hot bread while still in pan. Cool in pan for 1 hour. To avoid crumbling when slicing, remove from pan, wrap in foil and let stand 24 hours before cutting.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 slice, 1/12 of loaf), Calories 250 (Calories from Fat 90), Total Fat 11g (Saturated Fat 1.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 35mg, Sodium 250mg, Total Carbohydrate 36g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 23g), Protein 3g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 10%, Calcium 4%, Iron 6%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

* Ensure all recipe ingredients are gluten free by referencing the ingredient labels, as products may vary. If uncertain, contact the ingredient manufacturer.