Strawberry bread

16 May

This is actually the second strawberry bread I made (different recipe), but we ate it too fast and didn’t get to take a picture! What can be bad about strawberry bread?? Especially with a glaze?

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strawberry bread with strawberry cream cheese glaze
adapted from cookiesandcups

Ingredients
1 cup chopped strawberries
2 Tbsp flour
1/2 cup butter, room temperature
1 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/2 cup milk
1 3/4 cups flour
Glaze
1/4 cup pureed strawberries
1/4 cup (2 oz) cream cheese, room temperature
1/4 cup powdered sugar

How to Make

Preheat oven to 350°
Spray or grease a 9×5 loaf pan, set aside.
In bowl mix strawberries and 2 Tbsp flour, coating strawberries. Set aside.
IN bowl of stand mixer cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy, 1-2 minutes. Add in eggs and vanilla and mix until combined evenly, scraping sides, as necessary.
Add in baking powder and salt and continue to mix.
Turn mixer to low and add in flour and milk alternately, beginning and ending with flour.
Mix until batter is smooth.
Fold in strawberries and pour batter into prepared pan.
Bake for 45-50 minutes, until center is set and toothpick comes out clean.
Allow to cool in pan for 10 minutes and then remove from pan and cool on a wire rack.

Glaze
Beat pureed strawberries, cream cheese and powdered sugar together until smooth. Spread over bread, allowing it to drip down the sides.

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