Strawberry Bread The Southern Lady Cooks

This Strawberry Bread is so good using fresh strawberries. It is wonderful with coffee for breakfast or served as a dessert.  This recipe is wonderful for a spring or summer brunch or a wedding/baby shower. Honestly, this bread never disappoints.  It’s simply a beautiful bread that’s full of flavor.  It’s always a hit when I serve it.

Ingredients needed for Strawberry Bread:

Fresh strawberries


White granulated sugar


All-purpose flour


Baking powder

Baking soda

Sour cream


Vanilla extract

Pecan or walnut pieces

Note: I have not tried freezing this bread. We have also never used frozen strawberries in this recipe. This bread keeps well in the refrigerator for several days.

If you like this bread, you might want to try our Hawaiian banana bread. It has fantastic reviews.

Strawberry Bread The Southern Lady Cooks

Strawberry Bread The Southern Lady Cooks

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Strawberry Bread

The Southern Lady Cooks
This Strawberry Bread is so good using fresh strawberries. It is wonderful with coffee for breakfast, keeps well in the refrigerator for several days and can be heated in the microwave.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Course bread
Cuisine American, southern
Servings 1 loaf


  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup butter or 1 stick or 8 tablespoons softened
  • 3/4 cup white granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup pecan or walnut pieces


  • Cream together with a mixer the butter, sugar and eggs. In another bowl whisk together the flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda. Add to creamed mixture along with sour cream, buttermilk and vanilla extract. Mix with mixer.
  • Fold in nut pieces and sliced strawberries with a spoon. Spray a 9 x 5 loaf pan with cooking spray. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 60 to 65 minutes until center tests done. Makes 1 loaf.
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  1. Phyllis Price says:

    The strawberry bread sounds delicious. Would you recommend baking in mini loaves? All of your recipes that I have tried are so good!

    1. The Southern Lady says:

      You can always give it a try! You would have to adjust the baking time.