Lemon Buttermilk Bread recipe made with simple ingredients and topped with a bright, fresh lemon glaze. Buttermilk adds a wonderful flavor and texture to this easy lemon bread recipe. Sweet quick bread for anyone who loves baking with lemon!
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Lemon Buttermilk Bread

Lemon Buttermilk Bread recipe made with simple ingredients and topped with a bright, fresh lemon glaze. Buttermilk adds a wonderful flavor and texture to this easy lemon bread recipe. Sweet quick bread for anyone who loves baking with lemon!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Quick Bread
Servings: 12

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 heaping TBSP lemon zest
  • 2 TBSP lemon juice

Lemon Glaze

  • 3 TBSP lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a loaf pan with non-stick baking spray. Set aside.
  • In a medium sized mixing bowl, whisk together dry ingredients. Make a well in the center and pour in wet ingredients- buttermilk, egg, butter and lemon zest and juice.
  • Stir until ingredients are mixed well.
  • Transfer bread batter to prepared pan. Bake for 50 minutes, or until bread is lightly browned and internal temp registers 190 degrees F. Remove from oven and let cool 15 minutes. Overturn bread from pan and cool fully.
  • Whisk together glaze, adjusting amount of powdered sugar until desired consistently is reached. Spoon over top of bread. Let glaze set, then slice bread and serve.