Cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating until smooth after each addition. Stir in lemon peel and nuts.
Spoon batter in to 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pan. Bake at 350F about 1 hour or until done. Pour Lemon Glaze over hot bread; let stand 20 minutes before turning out on rack. Cool completely before slicing.
Yield: 1 loaf.
Combine ingredients; stir until sugar is dissolved.
Yield: glaze for 1 loaf.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana