Strawberries & Cream Bread (Strawberry or Blueberry)

Ingredients

  • 1 3⁄4 cups flour
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 cup butter, softened
  • 3⁄4 cup sugar
  • 1⁄4 cup light brown sugar (use if you want a sweeter bread)
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • 1⁄2 cup sour cream, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1⁄4 cups strawberries, fresh & coarsely chopped (do NOT use frozen) or 1 1⁄4 cups fresh blueberries
  • 3⁄4 cup walnuts (optional)

Instructions

1 _ Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon; set aside.

2 _ In small bowl, beat butter until creamy. Gradually add sugar, beat 1 minute or until light and airy.

3 _ Add brown sugar. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Beat in sour cream and vanilla.

4 _ Stir into flour mixture only until dry ingredients are moistened.

5 _ Fold in strawberries and nuts.

6 _ Pour into a greased 8 x 4 inch loaf pan.

7 _ Bake at 350°F for 60 to 65 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

8 _ Let stand 10 minutes in pan.

9 _ Turn out on rack to cool.

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