Strawberry Banana Bread

Give a twist to traditional banana bread by adding a cup of sliced strawberries to the batter. Go ahead, make a double batch—this bread freezes well wrapped tightly in foil.

Erica Policow

Strawberry Banana Bread

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    Ingredients

    3/4 cup mashed bananas (about 3 medium bananas) pinch of salt
    1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 teaspoon baking soda
    3/4 cup packed light brown sugar 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
    1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup sliced strawberries
    1 egg

    directions

    Prep: 20 min Total: More than 60 min
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    • 1

      Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease the bottom and sides of a standard loaf pan with butter, then line the bottom with parchment paper.

    • 2

      In a large bowl, combine the banana, butter, light brown sugar, vanilla and egg. Sift together the salt, baking soda and flour. Add flour mixture to the banana mixture in 3 additions, stirring until just combined. Fold in the sliced strawberries. 

    • 3

      Pour batter into prepared pan and bake 45 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the bread comes out clean. 

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