Baking Strawberry Bread

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A fresh bowl of strawberries will inspire anyone to spend an afternoon baking!

Lately, I have been on fresh bread kick and cannot seem to pass up purchasing a loaf when in the local bakery. But, nothing compares to the smell of freshly baked bread permeating throughout your home. There is something deliciously rustic about baking your own bread, which is a treat the entire family can enjoy.

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{Freshly chopped pecans, eggs and strawberries in sugar ready for baking}

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The other day while in the grocery store I noticed an enticing display of fresh strawberries and was drawn to purchasing a few pints, and knew immediately that I wanted to make this recipe from my childhood, fresh strawberry bread.

Strawberry Bread Recipe
2 ½ cups of sliced fresh strawberries
3 1/8 cups of all purpose flour
1 ½ cups of white sugar
1-½ cups of brown sugar
1 teaspoon of salt
¼ teaspoon of nutmeg
1 tablespoon of ground cinnamon
1 heaping teaspoon of baking soda
¼ cups of vegetable oil
4 eggs, beaten
1 cup of chopped pecans
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