Lime Bread

Lime Bread

3 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 cups milk
1 beaten egg
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup lime juice
2 teaspoons grated lime peel
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 tablespoon lime juice

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan.

In mixing bowl stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda.

Combine milk, egg, oil, the peel and 1/4 cup lime juice. Add to dry ingredients all at once. Stir just until moistened. Turn into prepared loaf pan. Bake for 1 1 hour. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan onto rack.

Combine the 2 tablespoons sugar and the 1 tablespoon lime juice. Spoon over top of loaf. Cool completely. Wrap well and store overnight.

Makes 1 loaf.

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