Summer Strawberry Bread

Summer Strawberry Bread


1/2 cup butter or margarine or solid white vegetable shortening
1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon almond or vanilla extract
2 eggs separated
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup fresh crushed or diced strawberries

Cream butter, sugar and extract until fluffy. Beat in egg yolks.
Sift the remaining dry ingredients. Add the sifted ingredients
alternately with strawberries to creamed mixture. Beat whites until
stiff but not dry. Fold into berry mixture. Grease a loaf pan and
line with greased wax or brown paper. Place batter into pan. Bake
in a preheated 350F oven about 1 hour or tested done. Remove to
rack to cool. Remove from pan after 15 minutes and let cool
completely. Freezes well. Great as is or toasted and spread with
cream cheese.

B-man :smiley:

  1. Sounds great but I have not tried yet.