Bread – Grandchild’s Strawberry Bread

A small disaster

I figured out this week that I have 198 recipes yet to cook. My plan is to finish all of the recipes by Dec. 1 (or whenever Advent begins), and that means I need to cook at least five dishes per week. So I may slow down my blog posts to just 5 out of the week instead of 7. That may help me in the coming week because it’s going to be a busy one.

On Friday while I was making the caramel crisps, I reached for my container of Splenda, and like a dry snowstorm, powder flew all over the kitchen. Splenda was everywhere. Of course Lucy got in the game, but I didn’t think a mouthful of Splenda would be good for her. Got out the vacuum and started cleaning.

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Oh my.

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Not only did it get all over the stove and counter, it also landed all over all of my canned goods in the cupboard.

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So I had to clean most of the kitchen. But at least it forced me to neaten up and clear out the cupboard.

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Here it is all neat and clean.

Ay yi yi. It reminds me of once when Jacob was about 2 or 3. I was on the phone with a friend–a little too long. He was playing in his room with my old Little People city set (remember those?). He found some diaper powder in the closet (I don’t know why I had never thrown it out), and decided to make it “snow” all over the little village. It did look like it was snowing, that’s for sure. I walked in, and wow–had a surprise. Aren’t vacuums a wonderful invention?

Grandchild’s Strawberry Bread

I’m not sure why this is called Grandchild’s Strawberry Bread. Maybe because it’s simple enough for a grandchild to make? Or delicious enough for even the pickiest grandchild to eat? Either way, it’s aMAzing! It reminds me of the dough of a good banana bread, but instead of bananas uses strawberries, which I don’t ever remember seeing before.

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It’s a basic sweet bread dough, with flour, sugar, cinnamon, etc., and–surprise!–strawberries!

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Super easy to make.

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Wow–it is scrumptious!

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