Mar 28

Strawberry Banana Bread

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Spring is here, finally and around here it means that strawberries will be one sale. Plus before you know it, it’ll be time to pick your own. I can’t wait! Both my grand kids are old enough to help pick them this year.

I have been experimenting putting strawberries in different baked goods like cookies, which turned out now to be the most requested cookie by friends and family. This time I put the strawberries in bread. The bread turned out delicious. I always share my baked goods with the Doctor and his family. His youngest son rated them A+. He’s a picky eater doesn’t even like cheese!!! 

I used local honey instead of sugar and my homemade applesauce in place of the oil.

You’ll need:

2 eggs

3/4 cup honey

3/4 cup diced strawberries

3/4 cup diced bananas

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/2 cup apple sauce

1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/8 teaspoon nutmeg

In a large bowl combine the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg together.

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In another bowl combine the eggs, honey, applesauce, vanilla, strawberries and bananas.

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 Mix it all together. I used a hand mixer for a couple minutes.

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 Pour into a greased loaf pan.

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Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 25 minutes or until a tooth pick comes out clean.

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Cool, slice and enjoy. :)

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I share at these parties.


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  1. Katherines Corner

    wonderful flavor combination!!!! Thank you for sharing your lovely blog at the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop xo

  2. Bismah

    Looks delicious! Great idea to incorporate strawberries with bananas as these two go together very nicely!
    Thank you for sharing :)

  3. Miz Helen

    Hi Diane,
    We would love your Strawberry Bread, what a great spring bread. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and have a fantastic week.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  4. Heidy L. McCallum

    What a fantastic recipe! We thoroughly enjoyed it! Thank you so much for attending Weekend Social Blog Hop and Link Party #13 ! Don’t forget the requirements of being featured .We hope to see you there Friday at 9 PM to kick off week 14! We can hardly wait to see what you surprise us with!!

    Heidy L. McCallum of The McCallum’s Shamrock Patch

  5. Cindy Howell

    This looks so delicious! I’ve been wanting to make more things from scratch and I can’t wait to try this bread. :)

    Thanks for sharing at this week’s Super Saturday Afternoon Tea!!!

  6. April @ The 21st Century Housewife

    Your Strawberry Banana Bread sounds delicious, Diane! I love the spices you have used and that you’ve used applesauce instead of oil too. Thank you for sharing this with us at The Hearth and Soul Hop. Pinned :-)

  7. Lisa

    This looks SO good! Thanks for linking up with “Try a New Recipe Tuesday.” I hope you will be able to join us again this week. :-) http://our4kiddos.blogspot.com/2014/04/try-new-recipe-tuesday-april-8.html

  8. Mandi B.

    This looks delicious!! Will have to make it for the family. :)

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