A popular quick bread in Britain and the United States that is usually flavored with lemon zest or lemon extract to provide a distinct lemon flavor. There are a wide range of recipes for lemon bread. Some call for cake flour to be used and others call for all-purpose flour. Some recipes include nuts, such as walnuts, while others may include poppy seeds. Lemon bread is a favorite for serving with tea or coffee or as a dessert item.