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Monday, June 8, 2015

Strawberry Bread

Photo courtesy Taste of Home
    One of our local farmers has fields of strawberries. During the early summer they are full of sweet goodness. The nice lady that has these strawberry fields also supplies people that come to pick the berries tips on how to take care of them and some recipes to try out. One of the recipes that caught my eye was a banana-style quick bread made with strawberries. It sounded just too good not to share. 

Strawberry Bread
recipe courtesy of Decker's Berries
3 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 T. baking soda
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
2 cups frozen slice sweetened strawberries, thawed and mashed
1 pkg. (3 oz.) strawberry flavored gelatin (dry)
4 eggs, beaten
1 cup oil


Put all dry ingredients together into large bowl. Stir to mix. 

Make a "well" and add eggs, oil and strawberries. Mix until just blended. 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bake in two 9x5 pans for 1 hour. 

Makes 2 loaves.

*To make spread combine 1-8oz. pkg. softened cream cheese with 1/2 cup strawberry juice.

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