Strawberry Banana Bread
With only one bowl and a few simple ingredients, you can have this Strawberry Banana Bread baking in the oven in no time flat!
Servings: 10 slices
- 2 bananas very ripe
- 1/3 cup butter melted
- 1 large egg beaten
- 1 teaspoon almond extract
- ½ cup brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1½ cups all-purpose flour
- ½ cup toasted slivered almonds, optional reserve 2 tablespoons for topping
- 1 - 1½ cup fresh strawberries hulled and diced
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl, mash the bananas.
Stir in the melted butter, beaten egg, and almond extract.
Stir in the brown sugar, salt, baking soda and flour until combined.
Stir in almost all of the toasted nuts (reserving 2 tablespoons for topping).
Gently stir in the diced strawberries.
Spoon the batter evenly into a standard size loaf pan
Top the batter with the remaining almonds.
Bake in a preheated oven for 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Remove the pan to a cooling rack for 15 minutes. Remove the loaf from the pan after 15 minutes and allow the loaf to cool on a wire rack until completely cooled.
Slice and serve.
Tools and equipment:
large bowl, wooden spoon, pastry blender for forks (for mashing the bananas), paring knife (for dicing strawberries), standard size loaf pan, baking spray, cooling rack
Serving: 1slice | Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 407mg | Potassium: 219mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 231IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1mg