Recipe of the day. Fresh strawberry bread

Fresh Strawberry Bread
1 pint fresh strawberries
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup sugar
1/3 cup shortening
2 eggs
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
1/3 cup water
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
Cream cheese, optional
Crush enough berries to measure 1 cup; pour into saucepan and heat to boiling. Cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly; cool. Slice remaining strawberries; chill. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon; set aside. Cream together sugar, shortening, eggs and vanilla until light and fluffy; add dry ingredients alternately with water. Stir in crushed strawberries. Fold in walnuts. Spread batter into greased 9 by 5 by 3 inch loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 to 60 minutes; cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan. To serve; slice, spread with cream cheese and top with reserved sliced strawberries.

Author: manyofus1980

I am a woman in my mid 30's. I'm blind and I have dissociative identity disorder, I also have complex PTSD. I blog about my life with these disorders. I live in Ireland.

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