Strawberry-Pecan Bread with Strawberry-Pecan Butter

There isn’t any higher technique to have a good time Nationwide Pecan Month than with Schermer Pecans and this scrumptious, shiny Strawberry-Pecan Bread with Strawberry-Pecan Butter! With spring lastly right here, this recipe is the proper technique to kick off the season. The smooth, buttery crumb is studded with an attractive mild pink from the candy, shiny strawberries, whereas the nutty, evenly 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 facet 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 shocking 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) evenly packed lemon zest
  • 1 cup (135 grams) ¼-inch-diced contemporary 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 nicely 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 substances 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 wood decide 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 a minimum of 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 contemporary strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons (14 grams) Schermer Pecan Small Pecan Items, toasted
  • ½ teaspoon (1.5 grams) evenly 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 easy and creamy. Add strawberries, pecans, lemon zest, and vanilla, and beat at medium pace till nicely mixed, growing 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.