Sweet Bread Strawberry Bread by Terrytx

posted by Terrytx 04-14-99 8:03 AM


2 c. sifted white flour
1/2 c. white sugar
3 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 c. chopped walnuts
1 1/2 c. fresh strawberries, mashed with juice
2 tbsp. butter, melted
1 egg, beaten

Preheat oven to 350.

In large bowl, sift together dry ingredients, add nuts. Combine strawberries and butter, add egg, mix well.

Add wet mixture to dry mixture and by hand and stir only until mixture is wet.

Pour into prepared loaf pans.

Bake at 350 degrees for 55 to 60 minutes. Test center of loaf for doneness with toothpick. When done, turn out onto racks to cool.

Place in covered container for one day to allow flavor to peak, then slice with sharp knife and serve with softened cream cheese.

Makes 2 loaves.

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