This is a wonderful homemade strawberry bread recipe. For a real treat, bring out of the oven, cool slightly, and slather with my homemade strawberry butter.
I also offer a delicious homemade strawberry glaze to pour over the top of the bread that is outstanding. I toast it and makes a lovely light breakfast. So, let's get baking this beauty...
Warm from the oven and slathered with homemade strawberry butter,
this fresh homemade strawberry bread is a delight not only at breakfast; anytime. So
grab some fresh
strawberries and let's bake this beauty...
2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced*
1 cup fresh strawberries, pureed
3 cups plus 2 TBS all purpose flour
1-1/2 cups white sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
3/4 cup oil
1 tsp homemade pure vanilla extract
4 eggs, beaten
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 cup pecans, chopped (optional)
PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour two loaf pans.
*Lightly sprinkle your sliced strawberries with 1 TBS sugar and set aside.
Combine the flour, sugar, cinnamon, salt and baking soda; mix well. Combine the pureed and sliced strawberries together, and mix in the oil, vanilla and eggs.
Next add the flour mixture to the strawberry mixture - blending just until the dry ingredients are moistened. Stir in your pecans. Divide your batter and pour into the prepared loaf pans.
Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean. Let cool in pans for 10 minutes and then transfer to wire racks to cool.
Homemade Strawberry Glaze
*Just mix 2
tsp white sugar with 1 cup sliced strawberries and wait an hour or so
and you will have juice from the strawberries. Do this before you make
Mix the ingredients together and add strawberry juice to achieve your desired consistency. Spoon over bread and let harden.
Homemade Strawberry Butter
1 cup butter, softened
2 TBS homemade powdered sugar
1 cup strawberries, pureed
Use a food processor or electric mixer. Beat the strawberry puree into butter. When fairly smooth, beat in sugar. Pack butter into bowl or a mold. Chill. Makes 1 cup. Lovely strawberry recipes. Be sure to check out the homemade quick bread recipes below.