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    Strawberry Pecan Bread

    List of Ingredients

    2 cups all purpose flour
    1/2 cup sugar
    2 t. baking powder
    1/2 t. salt
    1/4 t. baking soda
    1/4 t. grated nutmeg
    1/2 C. chopped pecans
    2 large eggs
    1/2 cup orange juice
    2 t. grated orange peel
    1/3 cup melted butter or margaring, cooled
    1 C. fresh or frozen chopped strawberries

    3-4 fresh strawberries
    3/4 cup powdered sugar
    1 T. warm water
    1 t. softened butter or margarine

    Heat oven to 350F. Grease and lightly flour 4.5x8.5" loaf pan. In
    large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, baking soda
    and nutmeg. Mix well, stir in pecans. In a medium bowl, beat eggs
    with orange juice, milk and orange peel. Blend in butter. Add liquid
    mixture to dry mixture, stirring until just moistened. Gently fold
    in strawberries. Spread batter in prepared pan. Bake until golden
    brown and a wooden skewer inserted near center comes out clean,
    55- 65 min. Remove from oven to wire rack. Cool 10 min. Remove from
    pan, cool completely. Glaze Make 1 T. fresh strawberry juice by
    pressing a few ripe strawberries through a fine mesh sieve. In a
    small bowl, combine powdered sugar, warm water, butter and strawberry
    juice. Stir until smooth & creamy. Spoon into a pastry bag made
    from waxed paper. Pipe glaze onto bread in a diagonal zig-zag





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