Recipe for 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.