Lemon Easter Bread Recipe

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Joseph Wade Modified: March 25, 2022
Lemon Easter Bread Recipe

How To Make Lemon Easter Bread

Serve a wonderful holiday dish with this lemon easter bread. Made in a bread machine, the dough bakes into a soft and light bread that’s perfectly brown.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Rise Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 45 minutes



  • ¾cupwarm water,(100 degrees F)
  • 2tbspwarm water,(100 degrees F)
  • 2tbspbutter,softened
  • 2eggs,at room temperature
  • 2tbsplemon extract
  • cupsbread flour
  • ½cupwhite sugar
  • 1tbspactive dry yeast


  1. Pour both amounts of warm water into a bread machine and add butter, eggs, lemon extract, bread flour, sugar, and yeast in the order recommended by the manufacturer. Select dough setting and start the machine.

  2. Grease 3 8-inch round cake pans.

  3. Remove dough when the cycle is finished, then cut dough into 3 equal-sized pieces.

  4. Roll each piece into a ball and place into a prepared cake pan; cover and let rise for 1 hour.

  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  6. Bake loaves in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes until lightly browned.


  • Calories: 276.81kcal
  • Fat: 4.46g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.06g
  • Trans Fat: 0.11g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.15g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.67g
  • Carbohydrates: 50.65g
  • Fiber: 1.72g
  • Sugar: 11.36g
  • Protein: 8.18g
  • Cholesterol: 42.33mg
  • Sodium: 16.75mg
  • Calcium: 16.07mg
  • Potassium: 84.24mg
  • Iron: 2.57mg
  • Vitamin A: 36.90µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.56mg
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