My Strawberry Nut Bread

Kathie Carr


Grandma thought my recipe was extravagent because it used strawberry jam, butter, and sour cream. But once she tried it she loved it.

I got this recipe from a friend in California about 20 years ago and have been making it frequently ever since.


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min
50 Min


  • 1 c
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    lemon extract
  • 4
  • 3 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
    strawberry jam
  • 1/2 c
    dairy sour cream
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts, optional

How to Make My Strawberry Nut Bread


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter, sugar, vanilla, and lemon extract. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.

    Stir together flour, salt, cream of tartar, and soda. in another bowl mix jam and sour cream. Add dry ingredients to butter mixture alternately with jam mixture. Beat until well combined. Stir in nuts.
  2. Pour batter into 2 well greased loaf pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 50-55 minutes or until bread tests done with a toothpick inserted in center. Remove from oven. Cool 10 minutes and then remove from pan to cool completely.

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About My Strawberry Nut Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads

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