Strawberry Bread

Strawberry Bread Recipe By:Ellen Rainey “This is wonderful hot or cold, for breakfast or as a dessert. A definite family favorite!” Ingredients 2 cups fresh strawberries 3 1/8 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups white sugar 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/4 cups vegetable oil 4 eggs, beaten 1 1/4 cups chopped pecans Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter and flour two 9 x 5-inch loaf pans. Slice strawberries and place in medium-sized bowl. Sprinkle lightly with sugar, and set aside while preparing batter. Combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, salt … Continue reading Strawberry Bread

Strawberry Topping

Strawberry Topping Ingredients 1 pint fresh strawberries 1/3 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions Wash strawberries and remove stems; cut large berries in half or roughly chop them. Combine strawberries, sugar, and vanilla in a saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. The mixture will sizzle for a while, but then juice will begin to form. Continue stirring; mash a few strawberries with a wooden spoon or heat-proof spatula to help produce the syrup. Cook until sauce thickens, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat. In a blender, puree about 1/3 of the sauce, then mix back into remaining topping. … Continue reading Strawberry Topping

Fresh Strawberry-Oatmeal Cookies

Fresh Strawberry-Oatmeal Cookies “Nothing is better than fresh, hand-picked strawberries. It seems like you always pick too many though! Make these wonderful cookies with your extra berries.” Ingredients 2 cups finely chopped fresh strawberries 1/4 cup white sugar 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup regular rolled oats 1/2 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup white sugar 1 egg 1/4 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Combine the strawberries with 1/4 cup sugar in a medium bowl. Toss … Continue reading Fresh Strawberry-Oatmeal Cookies