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Hello Something Swanky Readers! It’s Emily from Layers of Happiness and I am glad to be back here! I love being here for a short visit each month and I love bringing you easy and quick recipes.

Summer is here and a fresh strawberry recipe is always on my list. This easy Fresh Strawberry Quick Bread is just phenomenal!

I could not think of anything else but a super easy quick bread swirled with fresh strawberries baked to caramelized perfection for you all this time of the year!

Flour, sugar, an egg, milk, shortening, vanilla, baking powder, salt, and strawberries! Sounds like things you might actually have at home, right?

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Now go get baking!!!

Fresh Strawberry Muffin Bread

Fresh Strawberry Muffin Bread

Yield: 9 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄4 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup strawberries, finely chopped

Instructions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees and grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan.

In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Cut in shortening, and mix well.

In a small bowl, whisk eggs and milk together. Fold into flour mixture.

Fold in strawberries. Pour batter into greased loaf pan. Bake for 45-55 minutes, or until a knife comes out clean when inserted with a knife. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely before slicing. Store leftovers in an airtight container for up to 3 days

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