Recipe for 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.