Strawberry-Pecan Bread with Strawberry-Pecan Butter

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Strawberry-Pecan Bread

  • Batter:
  • 2 cups (244 grams) self-rising flour
  • ¾ cup (150 grams) granulated sugar
  • ½ cup (120 grams) complete milk, room temperature
  • 2 massive eggs (100 grams), room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons (28 grams) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon (4 grams) vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon (1.5 grams) frivolously packed lemon zest
  • 1 cup (135 grams) ¼-inch-diced recent strawberries
  • ¾ cup (85 grams) Schermer Pecan Small Pecan Items, toasted
  • Topping:
  • 2 tablespoons (14 grams) Schermer Pecan Small Pecan Items
  • 4 teaspoons (16 grams) granulated sugar
  • Strawberry-Pecan Butter (recipe follows)
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Calmly spray a 9×5-inch loaf pan with baking spray with flour.
  2. For batter: In a big bowl, whisk collectively flour and sugar. Make a properly in heart.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk collectively milk, eggs, melted butter, vanilla, and lemon zest. Stir milk combination into flour combination simply till dry components are moistened; fold in strawberries and pecans. Unfold batter into ready pan.
  4. For topping: In a small bowl, stir collectively pecans and sugar. Sprinkle evenly over batter.
  5. Bake till a picket choose inserted in heart comes out clear, 40 to 45 minutes. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes. Run a knife round edges of pan. Take away from pan, and let cool on a wire rack for at the least half-hour or till room temperature. Serve with Pecan-Strawberry Butter. Retailer in an hermetic container for as much as 3 days.


Strawberry-Pecan Butter

  • ½ cup (113 grams) unsalted butter, softened
  • ¼ cup (28 grams) confectioners’ sugar
  • ½ teaspoon (1.5 grams) kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons (47 grams) finely chopped recent strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons (14 grams) Schermer Pecan Small Pecan Items, toasted
  • ½ teaspoon (1.5 grams) frivolously packed lemon zest
  • ¼ teaspoon (1 gram) vanilla extract
  1. In a medium bowl, beat butter, confectioners’ sugar, and salt with a hand mixer at medium-high velocity till clean and creamy. Add strawberries, pecans, lemon zest, and vanilla, and beat at medium velocity till properly mixed, rising velocity as wanted. Serve instantly, or cowl and refrigerate butter for as much as 1 week. Let chilly butter stand at room temperature till softened, about half-hour, earlier than serving.