Strawberry-Pecan Bread with Strawberry-Pecan Butter

There isn’t a higher method to have fun Nationwide Pecan Month than with Schermer Pecans and this scrumptious, vibrant Strawberry-Pecan Bread with Strawberry-Pecan Butter! With spring lastly right here, this recipe is the proper method to kick off the season. The comfortable, buttery crumb is studded with a stupendous gentle pink from the candy, vibrant strawberries, whereas the nutty, flippantly earthy Schermer Pecans lend the proper crunch in each chunk. However the toasty, wealthy flavors of pecan don’t cease there! The gorgeous loaf is topped with crushed pecans and sprinkled with sugar. Pair with a aspect of Strawberry-Pecan Butter to create an unbeatable taste mixture. Bake this unbelievable recipe for Nationwide Pecan Month and past as a result of this bread is a surprising and satisfying deal with for each fun-filled day this spring and each season to come back!

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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) entire milk, room temperature
  • 2 giant eggs (100 grams), room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons (28 grams) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon (4 grams) vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon (1.5 grams) flippantly 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). Evenly 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 middle.
  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 decide inserted in middle 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) flippantly 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 pace till clean and creamy. Add strawberries, pecans, lemon zest, and vanilla, and beat at medium pace till properly mixed, rising pace 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.