Strawberry Nut Loaf

Servings: 1 Loaf

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Spread with mix of 3 ounces cream cheese processed with ¼ cup of strawberries.




1½ cups diced ripe strawberries

2 cups flour

½ cup (1stick) butter, room temp

¾ cup sugar

3 eggs, room temp

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Zest of 1 lemon

½ teaspoon each: baking soda, baking powder

¼ teaspoon salt

½ cup chopped toasted pecans

  Sliced Strawberry Nut Loaf and spread.
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Preheat oven to 350°. Toss berries with a pinch of the flour; they won't sink. Beat butter fluffy with sugar. Beat eggs in one at a time; add vanilla, lemon zest. In separate bowl, mix flour with baking soda, baking powder, salt; make a well; turn in butter mixture. Fold in berries, nuts. Pour into a 9x5-inch loaf pan coated with Teflon™ nonstick. Bake 55 minutes or when tester is clean. Cool on wire rack.