Key Lime Bread

Key Lime Bread

2/3 cup butter
2 cups granulated sugar
4 large eggs, slightly beaten
2 tablespoons Key lime juice
2 tablespoons lime zest
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup milk
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped walnuts

2 tablespoons Key lime juice
2/3 cup granulated sugar

Grease 2 loaf pans. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Cream butter and sugar: in the eggs and beat well. Pour in juice, zest and vanilla extract. Combine well; set aside.

In another bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add a little of the milk into the dry mixture, then a little of the creamed mixture, alternating until all are combined. Add walnuts and mix to form a nice batter. Divide batter into 2 pans and bake for 50 to 60 minutes until brown.

Glaze: Mix juice and sugar and spoon over the bread after baking. Wrap. Slice in 24 thin slices.

Makes 2 loaves.

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