Strawberry Banana Bread

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Cooling Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Author Eva Kosmas Flores


  • 3 Slightly Overripe Bananas
  • 10 Strawberries
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 and 1/2 Cups Whole Wheat Flour
  • 3/4 Cup Regular Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 2/3 Cup Butter softened
  • 1/2 Cup Whole Milk
  • 1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Honey
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Mash the bananas together in a medium sized bowl using a potato masher. Set the bowl aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and the sugar. Add all of the liquid ingredients, including the eggs and mashed bananas, and mix until until well-blended. Set them aside.
  3. Mix together the remaining dry ingredients in a small bowl and then stir them into the banana mixture until thoroughly combined.
  4. Pour the batter into a well-greased small loaf pan, about 9 x 5 inches, and place 2 rows of 5 strawberries on top of the dough. Press them in with your finger until they are covered by the dough, but aren’t touching the bottom of the pan. Ideally, you want the strawberries to float in the middle of the loaf so that when people cut into the loaf the strawberries are a nice little surprise.
  5. Place the pan in the oven and bake for an hour to an hour and fifteen minutes, or until golden brown and a knife inserted into the loaf comes out fairly clean. Allow the loaf to cool for 30 minutes before serving.