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Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  254
  • Protein  3 g
  • Carbohydrates  33 g
  • Fat  12 g
  • Cholesterol  42 mg
  • Sodium  157 mg
  • Potassium  64 mg
  • Phosphorus  39 mg
  • Calcium  10 mg
  • Fiber  0.8 g

Strawberry Bread

DaVita renal dietitian, Gaye from Tennessee, tells us she bakes kidney-friendly recipe Strawberry Bread in a small aluminum pan, and then wraps it in cellophane and ribbon to make a creative, fun and, most of all, delicious gift.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Gaye from Tennessee.



Portions: 20     Serving size: 1 slice

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose white flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 large eggs, well beaten
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 2-1/2 cups strawberries, finely chopped (fresh or no-sugar-added frozen, thawed and well drained

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F degrees.
  2. Mix flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon and salt together in a large mixing bowl. Make a well.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat eggs. Mix in canola oil. Add strawberries and stir well to combine ingredients.
  4. Pour liquid mixture into well of dry ingredients.
  5. Use a large spoon and mix by hand until well blended, but do not over mix.
  6. Pour into two ungreased 9" x 5" loaf pans.
  7. Bake 50 to 60 minutes.
  8. Cool on a rack for 15 minutes.
  9. Use a knife to loosen the sides of the bread from the loaf pans and remove gently. Finish cooling on a rack.
  10.  Wrap bread in clear wrap or foil to help keep it fresh. Loaves can be refrigerated.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1/2 fruit, low potassium
  • 1/2 high calorie
  • 2 fat

Carbohydrate choices

2

Helpful hints

  • Check if loaves are cooked through by inserting a toothpick down into the center. If it comes out clean, the loaf is done.
  • Refrigeration keeps the berries fresher-tasting in the bread.
  • For diabetics, substitute Splenda® Sugar Blend for Baking for sugar and low cholesterol egg product for eggs. 1 slice equals 206 calories, 23 grams carbohydrate, 11 grams fat and 0 mg cholesterol.
  • 2-1/2 cups chopped strawberries is approximately 14 ounces.
 

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Strawberry Bread

retiredteacher says:

5

I made this today and I used fresh strawberries. The only change I made was to leave out the salt and it was delicious! Never even realized it was supposed to have salt in it! I made one loaf and made muffins with the rest. I baked the muffins about 20 minutes. Great recipe. Think I may try it with blueberries soon... Would that still be acceptable for CKD? Dietitian comment: Yes, the blueberries are a great substitution. All berries are low in potassium.

Mar. 25, 2014, 2:21 PM - Inappropriate review?

Strawberry Bread

Kozishell says:

3

I really enjoy strawberries. So, the raspberries should be just delicious!

Feb. 27, 2014, 5:34 PM - Inappropriate review?

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CindyRD says:

3

Made this for patients and used Splenda instead of sugar. Tasted very good fresh, good texture, but after a day of covered refrigeration the texture got more dry and crumbly, made me want to drink somethign after I ate it. Patients really liked it though, good alternative to banana bread. And yes the dough is very thick.

Feb. 26, 2014, 10:12 AM - Inappropriate review?

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mrk022245 says:

4

Would frozen raspberries be an ok substitute for strawberries in this recipe? Dietitian comment: I believe you could make that substitution but you might want to thaw the berries first.

Feb. 17, 2014, 8:04 AM - Inappropriate review?

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SGmom says:

5

I baked this bread in a bunt pan, sliced it into individual servings & froze it. I also added allspice to the recipe. This is a must try recipe!!

Apr. 07, 2013, 3:57 PM - Inappropriate review?

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wreepete says:

5

Awesome bread, gotta try it!

Mar. 29, 2013, 4:16 PM - Inappropriate review?

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awiley says:

3

I missed something on this one. The dough is thick like cookies and doesn't seem to be rising. I must of missed something.

May. 09, 2012, 12:52 PM - Inappropriate review?

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stb4 says:

5

This bread is so good I made it many times my family and friends loved it.

Apr. 18, 2012, 6:19 PM - Inappropriate review?

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jstenske682_ says:

5

I have made this bread a few times. My whole family loved it. It freezes very well.

Nov. 01, 2011, 4:40 PM - Inappropriate review?

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leigh561 says:

5

I have made this a few times and everyone loves it. I didn't have enough strawberries the last time and used a small can of pineapple in it's own juice well drained and it was really good. I do have a question, has anyone tried the non Phosphorus Baking powder recipe (in sauces recipes) in this one?

Feb. 11, 2011, 9:19 AM - Inappropriate review?

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Glasslass says:

3

Has anyone tried this with Spenda? DH is diabetic and if he had that many carbs his sugar would be 400. I have 10 pounds of berries right now so I'm going to try this.

May. 07, 2010, 2:05 PM - Inappropriate review?

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henipeni says:

5

It was really good. And strawberries are kinda cheap right now. I wonder if this bread will freeze well? Has anyone tried that? My husband, being English, eats it with tea.

Mar. 26, 2010, 11:47 AM - Inappropriate review?

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says:

5

my whole family loved it!!!

Mar. 07, 2010, 9:23 AM - Inappropriate review?

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2happy says:

5

I had several clients to try this recipe and they say it is wonderful, but they liked it the best 1-2 days after it was baked. Stated it had more flavor and was more moist.

Apr. 29, 2009, 7:25 AM - Inappropriate review?

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says:

4

This recipe calls for using two 9"x11" loaf pans. Isn't this an error? I've been cooking for many years and never saw such a loaf pan. Thanks for catching this Helen. Indeed the correct loaf pan size should be 9" x 5". We will make the correction.

Mar. 16, 2009, 9:00 AM - Inappropriate review?

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gbarber says:

5

This is the best bread recipe I've ever found.I make it every week for my family.We all love it. A warm slice with a cup of coffe is a great start to the day.

May. 01, 2008, 6:08 PM - Inappropriate review?

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