Strawberry Nut bread

Strawberry Nut Bread Recipe

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karen dunn

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@katysue123

Very good. I make this at Christmas and give for gifts.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote

Ingredients

2 pt
strawberries (can use frozen and thaw)
1 tsp
baking soda
3/4 tsp
salt
1 c
sugar
2
eggs
1/2 c
chopped walnuts
1 3/4 c
flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/3 c
shortening
1/3 c
water

Step-By-Step

1Puree enough strawberries in a bender to make 1
cup. Pour pureed strawberries into small saucepan. Heat to boiling over medium heat and cook 1 minute stirring constantly. Cool.
Slice remaining berries. chill and reserve.
2Combine flour, salt, soda, baking powder and cinnamon in a large mixing bowl. Cream sugar and shortening and eggs until light and fluffy. Alternately add flour mixture and water to creamed mixture mixing at low speed. Stir in pureed strawberries. Fold in nuts.

Pour batter into 9 x 5" loaf pan sprayed with pam. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until it test done with a toothpick. Remove from pan and cool completely on wire rack. Let bread stand. Wrap in foil or plastic wrap 24 hours.
To serve, cut into thin slices and top with reserved berries. Makes 12-15 servings.

About Strawberry Nut bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads