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Strawberry Banana Bread

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A classic banana bread stuffed with strawberries!

An easy Strawberry Banana Bread recipe perfect for summer! A moist banana bread is filled with fresh strawberries.

A close up of three stacked slices of Strawberry Banana Bread with bananas and strawberries around them
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I am a big lover of berries. I remember growing up with strawberries in the garden and loved eating them right off the plant, assuming the slugs did not get them! Every year when strawberry season starts, I like to load up on strawberry recipes to get my fix.

Several slices of Strawberry Banana Bread fanned out and surrounded by bananas and strawberries

A whole loaf of Strawberry Banana Bread with strawberries and bananas around it

If strawberries are not in season, you could try using frozen strawberries. However frozen berries are packed with a lot of water that is released in cooking, so you will want to make sure that they are defrosted and drained before baking. Otherwise you will end up with a water logged bread.

A close up of strawberry bread slices

This easy banana bread recipe is incredibly simple to make. I have never had a batch go “wrong.” I brought this Strawberry Banana Bread camping and it was a popular snack! 

Slices of the quick bread surrounded by fruit

Many slices of banana bread with strawberries

If your bananas are not ripe enough yet, there is a simple way to get them ready for the homemade Strawberry Banana Bread. While the oven is preheating for the bread at 350F, bake the bananas in the oven until their skins are dark and the bananas are soft. I have left a few in there a little too long, but it still works out perfectly! By using or making soft and over ripe bananas, the bananas develop sugars that enhance the banana flavor and make it easier to blend in the bread.

You can switch it up and use any fresh berries you have on hand! Find more of our banana bread recipes and strawberry recipes below.


Banana Breads

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Strawberry Banana Bread

A classic banana bread stuffed with strawberries!
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bread, Vegetarian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Cooling Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 10 slices
Calories: 256kcal




  • Preheat oven to 350F with the rack in the middle position.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the mashed banana, butter, eggs, yogurt, and vanilla extract.
  • Trim the strawberries and cut into large chunks.
  • Generously coat a 9 by 5 inch loaf pan with nonstick spray.
  • Gently fold the wet mixture into the dry mixture, and add the strawberries, until it is just combined. Some chunks and streaks is okay, and it will be thick.
  • Spread the batter into the loaf pan and smooth the top.
  • Bake in the oven at 350F until cooked through, approximately 50-60 minutes. A toothpick or cake pick inserted in the middle should come out with just a few crumbs.
  • Remove from oven. Let the bread sit in the pan for 10 minutes, then flip out and let cool on a cooling rack complete, approximately 1 hour.


Use a loaf pan for this bread to get large, classic slices.
I love to use a cake tester that is reusable and easy to clean to cut down on wasting toothpicks.


Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 218mg | Potassium: 241mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 2mg


By on June 15th, 2020

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Kim has grown up with a passion for cooking good food! You can find her in the kitchen experimenting with new recipes, making dog treats, and eating Italian food!

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