Homemade Strawberry Sweet Bread

Strawberry Sweet Bread
Fresh baked strawberry sweet bread with a raw sugar glaze
This recipe does require a bread machine. We use a 1.5lb loaf bread maker and absolutely love it! It’s simple and so fun to make your own breads. Not only is it nice and fresh, but it saves you money and allows you to be super creative!
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Estimated Cost$6.50
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 1 Loaf (1.5 lb.)
Calories 2233.6 kcal

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Ingredients
 
 

Sweet Bread Ingredients

  • 2/3 Cup Water
  • 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 2 tsp. Active Yeast (yep, yeast is vegan!)
  • 2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/4 Cup Bread Flour
  • 1/8 tsp. Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • 1 lb. Fresh Strawberries (chopped)

Strawberry Glaze

  • 1/4 Cup Water
  • 1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. Raw Sugar
  • 3 Fresh Strawberries (mashed)

Instructions
 

Baking the Bread

  • Combine water, sugar, and yeast in the bread maker pan.
  • Allow this to dissolve and foam as the yeast activates for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Add in all purpose flour, bread flour, baking powder, and vanilla extract.
  • Adjust the settings on your bread machine appropriately and allow it to knead the dough.
  • Nearing the end of the kneading cycle, add in your chopped strawberries.
  • Then let your bread machine do its thing! It will allow the bread to rise and then bake it into a delicious warm loaf.

For the Glaze

  • Combine all ingredients into a bowl and mix them thoroughly with a fork or whisk.
  • Allowing the glaze to set while your bread finishes baking will thicken it a bit.

Finish it off!

  • After your bread is done, allow it to cool some.
  • Then pour your glaze overtop of the freshly baked bread and top with fresh strawberries!

Notes & Tips

Different bread makers may require slightly different steps. Reference your bread machine’s instructions and adjust this process accordingly.
 
Enjoy this delicious fruity sweet bread with a nice cup of coffee or tea. 
 

Nutrition

Calories: 2233.6kcalCarbohydrates: 507gProtein: 40.3gFat: 5.9gSaturated Fat: 0.9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1.8gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.9gSodium: 94.6mgPotassium: 1133.2mgFiber: 20.8gSugar: 177.9gVitamin A: 63.8IUVitamin C: 287.9mgCalcium: 168.4mgIron: 14.1mg

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