Strawberry Bread

1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. almond extract
2 eggs, separated
2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 cup crushed strawberries
1 Tbl. sugar

Cream butter, sugar and extract.  Beat in egg yolks.  Sift flour, baking powder, soda and salt.  Mix into creamed mixture alternately with strawberries.  Beat egg whites until stiff.  Fold into batter.  Pour into a greased loaf pan.  Sprinkle sugar on top.  Bake 325º F for 50-60 minutes.

Strawberries Romanoff

1 quart fresh strawberries
1/4 cup confectioner’s sugar
1/2 pint whipping cream
1/2 teas. vanilla or brandy extract
1/2 cup slivered almonds (optional)

Wash and hull strawberries, sprinkle with sugar, refrigerate. Whip cream until quite stiff, fold in extract. Fold berries gently into whipped cream. Serve in sherbet glasses and garnish with almonds.  Serves 6-8.