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Strawberry Banana Bread

Strawberry Banana Bread-moist banana bread bursting with juicy, sweet strawberries! This is the perfect banana bread recipe for spring and summer when strawberries are in season!

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keywords strawberry banana bread
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 219 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup mashed bananas (3 medium ripe bananas)
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted and slightly cooled
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups chopped strawberries, tossed in 1 tablespoon flour
  • 2 strawberries, sliced (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon turbinado sugar, for sprinkling on bread

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the mashed bananas with the brown sugar and mix until smooth. Stir in the eggs until well combined. Pour in the melted butter and vanilla extract and mix until combined.
  4. Add the dry ingredients and mix until just combined, don’t over mix. Gently fold in the chopped strawberries.
  5. Pour the batter evenly into the prepared loaf pan and gently press the sliced strawberries on top, if using. Sprinkle turbinado sugar over the top of the loaf. Bake until golden brown and a toothpick or cake tester comes out clean, about 55 to 65 minutes. If the top of the bread is getting to brown, you can tent a piece of foil over the bread pan to keep the top from browning. 

  6. Remove the bread from the oven and let sit in pan for 10 minutes. Loosen with a bread knife around the edges and carefully remove the bread from the pan. Cool completely on a cooling rack before slicing.
Nutrition Facts
Strawberry Banana Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 219 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 47mg16%
Sodium 158mg7%
Potassium 187mg5%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 290IU6%
Vitamin C 8.7mg11%
Calcium 45mg5%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.