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Glazed Lemon-Walnut Bread*

1/4 cup (1/2 stick) margarine, softened
3/4 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 cups flour
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
3/4 cup milk
2 tsp grated lemon zest
1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
1/4 cup plus 1 Tbsp sifted confectioners' sugar
1 tsp lemon juice

Preheat the oven to 350°. Cream the margarine and sugar in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Add to the margarine mixture alternately with the milk, mixing well after each addition and ending with the flour mixture. Stir in the lemon zest and walnuts. Pour the batter into a greased 5x9-inch loaf pan. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until the loaf tests done.

Cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Remove to a wire rack to cool completely. Combine the confections' sugar and lemon juice in a small bowl, stirring until smooth. Drizzle the lemon glaze over the loaf.

Makes 1 loaf.

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