Strawberry Nut Loaf

3/4 C butter 

3/4 C sugar 

1 tsp vanilla 

4 eggs 

2 C flour 

1 C old fashioned rolled oats

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

1 C strawberry jam

1/2 C sour cream

1/2 C chopped nuts


In the large bowl of your mixer, cream butter, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. In medium bowl combine flour, oats, baking powder and salt. In a small bowl combine Strawberry Jam and sour cream. Add dry ingredients alternately with jam mixture to the creamed mixture, mixing until well blended. Stir in nuts. Pour into greased 9x5 loaf pan. Bake in 350 degree oven for 45 minutes; tent with foil and bake an additional 25-30 minutes or until a wooden pick comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes; remove from pan; cool completely on a wire rack.