Cut loaf lengthwise into 8 pieces. Cut in half horizontally to make 16 pieces. Cut in half again to make 32 pieces.
Roll and stretch each piece of dough into a 15-inch long thin rope. Twist 2 together making 16 breadtwists.
Place butter in a shallow bowl and combine lemon zest and sugar in another bowl.
Dip breadtwists in butter and then in lemon sugar mixture. Place on a large sprayed baking sheet. Cover with sprayed plastic wrap and let rise for 30 minutes.
Remove wrap and bake at 350°F 15-20 minutes or until lightly browned.