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Strawberry Bread with Pink Glaze
Try this wonderful Strawberry Bread with Pink Glaze for your Easter Dinner. The pink powdered sugar glaze gives this strawberry bread a festive touch. Eating a slice of Strawberry Bread is like eating a slice of Spring. Made with mashed fresh strawberries, this bread is not only delicious but it’s also easy to make. Make Strawberry Bread when strawberries are in season for an even fresher strawberry flavor. This recipe also makes two- 8 x 4-inch loaves of bread.
A delicious springtime bread made with fresh strawberries.
- 3 eggs
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
- 1 1/2 cups mashed strawberries
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Powdered Sugar Glaze:
- 1 cup sifted powdered sugar
- 1 tablespoon milk plus additional if needed
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- few drops red or pink food coloring
Combine powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon milk and vanilla or almond extract. (Stir in additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, until of drizzling consistency.) Add a few drops of red or pink food coloring to tint pink. Stir well. Set aside.
Grease and lightly flour two 8 x 4 x 2 inch loaf pans
In a large bowl, beat eggs with an electric mixer on medium high speed for 4 to 5 minutes, until thick and lemon-colored. Add granulated sugar; beat about 1 minute longer. Add oil and almond or vanilla extract; beat just until combined. Fold in mashed strawberries. Set aside.
Stir together flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add dry ingredients to strawberry mixture, stirring just until moistened. Divide batter evenly between prepared pans.
Bake at 350º for 50 minutes for or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes. Loosen edges with a narrow metal spatula. Remove bread from pans; cool completely on wire rack. Wrap and store overnight before slicing.
Unwrap bread, drizzle with pink powdered sugar glaze.