I've really enjoyed the juicy, large and sweet strawberries this summer.
Only problem is....we eat them as fast as we get them....
and then, when I find a great recipe using them,
I am OUT....
I found this recipe on line
When I realized I had only a couple tablespoons of fresh strawberries
and this recipe called for 1 1/2 cups,
I searched for more fruit and came up with a lone apple...a little bitty apple at that.
I chopped up that little apple and came up with one cup of fruit so....
I just went for it.
I always sprinkle a little
FRUIT FRESH on fresh fruit, especially apples...it keeps the fruit from turning brown.
....this is a crazy photo...there's black and white canisters behind
the clear glass mixing bowl and it all looks wonky in the photo....
...this batter is sooo good..
I know you aren't supposed to eat anything with raw eggs in it but
I've done it all my life and I'm still here.... :)
...just a taste or two is not gonna hurt ya.
and, MERCY ME...with all this goodness thrown into the mix...
strawberries, apples, pecans....
I knew beyond a shadow of a doubt that THIS BREAD
was gonna be goood.
It came out of the oven looking like a rock star..!!
I'm going to put it in the freezer, wrapped with press and seal and wrapped with this
cutie pie baker's twine...
which is only for the cuteness. :>)
Then slipped into a zip lock freezer bag.
Then, when I have a special occasion,
I can pull it out, make a strawberry sauce to go over it and top it with
sweet whipped cream.
STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER
comes into my mind.
That's a great song written by JOHN LENNON.
His concert was, by far, the best concert I've ever been to...
and I've been to a LOT.
Mr. McCartney paid honor to ALL of the Beatles and it was so awesome.
He even played a bit of STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER while
a video of the BEATLES played in the background...*gulp
One of our grandsons, DREW, went to see the memorial,
Strawberry Fields in NYC a few years ago...and I have a
photo of him there...SOMEWHERE.
OOO....just found it.
Looks good. For me though, I won't use the sprinkle stuff, but overall, this looks delish.ReplyDelete
BJ, I could just hug you...you make me smile. You said you are still here after eating batter with raw egg. I never think of that with brownie batter licking. Who thinks past that chocolaty flavor? That bread was beautiful. I can see why you want to save it for a special day. I'll always love those Beatles tunes. Was that a lifetime ago...when we yelled and screamed for them. Blessings, xoxo,SusieReplyDelete
You didn't even taste the baked bread?! Wow. More self-control than I thought after that admission of eating raw dough. = D It sure looks pretty and I hope that it lives up to its ratings. Now going back to catch up.ReplyDelete
You and Deeds just popped up in the pool! You look so cool and happy.Delete
Phew! My sanity is intact.Delete
That quick bread looks so very good. I have a few berries I need to use up and I know I have an apple or two in the crisper.......ReplyDelete
Oh my goodness, bj! Berries, apples, pecans..all my favorites! What a wonderful treat to have on hand.ReplyDelete
Yum....I love ALL quick breads....this looks very tasty!!ReplyDelete
Hi Bj your strawberry bread looks so amazing. Have a wonderful week. P.S. I love your new header in the pool! Haha!ReplyDelete
That looks WONDERFUL!!! I need to bake more and freeze like you do!!! Who would NOT absolutely LOVE Strawberry Bread???ReplyDelete
That bread looks delicious!! I bet it tastes amazing with the different fruit in it. While I've never been a Beatles fan, I did love their music individually!ReplyDelete
. . . . . . and here I was waiting for you to cut a slice and taste it for us!ReplyDelete
Wow! That's a yummy bread. No chance for the bread to be kept in the freezer..hahah...ReplyDelete
Is that the one in NY's Central Park? I have seen it. You strawberry break looks so yummy, BJ....ChristineReplyDelete
the "bread" looks "delicious" , dear Lady.....ReplyDelete
Hope that you and yours are well this day...
Oh wow, wow, wow! Will that delicious bread ever taste good, in wintertime!!! Oh wow!!!ReplyDelete
And again, you make Art, with photographs of baking. Amazing! Simply amazing!
Stay cool hugs,
That looks delicious. Yum! I love your header...what a great summer photo. It made me smile and think of my mom!ReplyDelete
what a darling picture of you enjoying your summer pool!!!ReplyDelete
bj, you certainly have more self-control that I do! That luscious looking bread would never have made it into the freezer, unless I were lucky enough to have baked 2 loaves!ReplyDelete
Paul McCartney...I had a wee little crush on Sir Paul back in the day. lol!
Oh wow, this strawberry bread looks amazing !!ReplyDelete
bj ... how could have not taken a big slice of that beautiful bread right from the oven ??? I would have. You know cooks/bakers have to taste-test everything. Thanks for the recipe. That is my kind of dessert ... just plain.ReplyDelete
Oh my I could not have put it in the freezer with out a taste. How did you do that. lol. I just love the photo of you in the pool.ReplyDelete
Well you had me till you put in the nuts. LOL. I love pecans and other nuts just don't like them 'in' things.ReplyDelete
So did you eat any or just freeze it all? I love how you pulled the Strawberry Fields into your post. Very creative.
Thanks for sharing. Have a great Wednesday. XXOO
Oh bj, you are just the cutest thing ever! Your strawberry, with apple bread looks so tasty and so creative, too. Yum!!ReplyDelete
I love your summertime header... ADORABLE!!!
No matter what you take, it turns out to be some of the best eating ever. I can only pretend I am enjoying it with Mr. Sweet.ReplyDelete
XoXo just love your recipe and how you photographed what you wanted to say and do. You are one creative person!ReplyDelete
Another good recipe!ReplyDelete
My DH would love to go to see Paul McCartney :)
I don't think he makes it to Ga.
I would love to surprise DH with tickets.