Grandmother's Lemon Loaf
This easy lemon cake recipe for grandmothers lemon loaf can be enjoyed after dinner or for a snack anytime of the day. With ingredients like evaporated milk, grated lemon peel and lemon juice this lemon cake recipe is the perfect combination of lemon flavor and sweet. There is also an optional lemon syrup that you can use that soaks right into the loaf for extra lemon flavor. In one serving of this lemon cake recipe, there is four percent of your recommended dietary fiber, 8.8 grams of protein, four percent protein, four percent vitamin A, eight percent vitamin C, along with 15 percent calcium and 13percent iron. Lemons are alkaline forming and good in easy dessert recipes. Lemons are high in iron, potassium, and B6 and very high in Vitamin C. It's hard to believe, but lemons and limes are two of the most alkaline foods, along with Himalayan sea salt.This is just one of the original recipe ideas you will find on the "Grandmother's Kitchen" recipe site. **
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3 cups all purpose flour
2 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
4 large eggs
1(12 fl.-oz. can) Evaporated Milk
1/2 cup canola oil
3 teaspoons grated lemon peel (about 2 lemons and reserve lemon for later use)
Optional Lemon Syrup:
2/3 cup sugar
Juice from 2 lemons
Preheat oven to 350F.
Grease and lightly dust with flour a 9x5-inch loaf pan.
In a large bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
In another mixing bowl, using an electric mixer beat the eggs.
Add the evaporated milk and oil and mix in.
Add the zest and mix in.
Pour the wet mixture into the dry mixture and mix in just until combined.
Pour into the prepared pan and place into the preheated oven.
Bake 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean.
Remove and place onto a cooling rack.
You can eat just as it is or if you want, you can make the syrup.
OPTIONAL: To make the syrup, put the sugar into a small saucepan along with the juice from the lemons and cook over medium low heat stirring all the while until the sugar is dissolved and a light syrup is formed.
Poke holes in the loaf and drizzle on the syrup while the loaf is still hot. Cool in the pan for 20 minutes while the syrup soaks into the loaf, then run a knife round the edge of the pan and place the loaf onto the rack to cool the rest of the way.
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Nutrition Facts for: Grandmother's Lemon Loaf From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: All purpose flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, salt, eggs, evaporated milk, canola oil, lemon peel, sugar, lemon juice.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet
* The entire recipe has been calculated 10 servings.
* Per Serving:Calories 510, Calories from Fat 143, Total Fat 15.9g 24%, Saturated Fat 3.1g 16%, Cholesterol 84mg 28%, Sodium 300mg 12%, Potassium 282mg 8%, Carbohydrates 86.4g 29%, Dietary Fiber 1.1g 4%, Sugars 57.2g, Protein 8.8g, Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 8%, Calcium 15%,Iron 13%
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