Strawberry Bread Recipe

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This Strawberry Bread recipe is so moist yet fluffy and bursting with flavor. This delightful strawberry bread is perfect for spring!
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 15 minutes
A loaf of Strawberry Bread with some slices.

This Strawberry Bread recipe is so moist yet fluffy and bursting with flavor. This delightful strawberry bread is perfect for spring!

A loaf of Strawberry Bread with some slices.

Strawberry Bread is delicious on its own or paired with a cup of tea. This recipe is fool-proof and comes out perfect every-time. This quick bread recipe takes just over an hour rom start to finish.

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What We Love About This Strawberries Bread Recipe

  • Easy Ingredients: All of the ingredients in this moist strawberry bread recipe are mostly item you already have in your pantry.
  • Adaptable: You can easily switch out strawberries for other fruit such as raspberries or blueberries.
  • Makes Great Leftovers: Leftover strawberry loaf cake makes for a delicious on the go breakfast by toasting and spreading on some butter or strawberry jam.
Top shot of the Strawberry Bread.

Ingredient Notes for Strawberry Bread

  • Eggs: You will need 2 larges eggs for this recipe.
  • Sugar: For this recipe you will need granulated sugar.
  • Flour: All purpose flour is what you will need for this recipe, you will need some additional flour to coat the strawberries in as well so they don’t sink to the bottom.
  • Oil: You use vegetable or canola oil for this strawberry bread recipe.
  • Vanilla Extract: Vanilla is a crucial ingredients as it will help to tie all the flavors together.
  • Baking Powder: Is it crucial to use baking powder as it will assist the strawberries bread in rising, not baking soda.
  • Milk: I used whole milk for this recipe, you use whatever type of milk you would like.
  • Strawberries: It is best to use fresh strawberries for this recipe, but you can also use frozen, just be sure to thaw overnight in the fridge so you can chop them up.
Strawberries, eggs flour, sugar, vanilla.

Equipment Needed for Strawberry Bread Recipe

How to Make Strawberry Bread

These are the basic steps for making Strawberry Bread. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

Mixing the dry ingredients for the bread.

STEP 1: PREPARATION

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Then prepare the loaf pan by lining with parchment paper or spray with non stick cooking oil.

STEP 2: MAKE THE BATTER

In a large bowl, combine milk, eggs, sugar, oil, and vanilla, whisk until combined. In a separate mixing bowl combine flour, baking powder, and and salt. Then add the dry flour mixture to the wet and mix until fully combined, don’t over mix the batter. In a small bowl, toss the chopped strawberries with flour until evenly coated and fold into the batter.

Mixing the wet into the dry for the Strawberry Bread.

STEP 3: BAKE STRAWBERRY BREAD

Pour batter in the prepared loaf pan. Then bake for 55-60 minutes on the middle oven rack to check if the bread is done, you can poke a toothpick in and if it comes out clean it is ready. Allow bread to cool completely on a wire rack before slicing and serving. Enjoy!

Folding the strawberries into the bread.

Prep and Storage Tips for Strawberry Bread Recipe

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

This recipe is bread to make ahead of time, just make 1-3 days prior and store in an airtight container or wrap with plastic wrap.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

This recipe is best stored at room temperature in an airtight container or wrapped in plastic wrap.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

To freeze this recipe, wrap the individual sliced in plastic wrap and store in a freezer safe bag for up to 6 months.

Frequently Asked Questions about Strawberry Bread Recipes

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE GLUTEN FREE

To make this recipe gluten-free, just substitute the all purpose flour for gluten-free 1:1 ratio flour replacement.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE RASPBERRIES IN PLACE OF STRAWBERRIES?

Yes, this recipe is versatile, you can substitute strawberries or any other berry you want instead!

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

This recipe cannot be halved, but it can easily be doubled by increasing the ingredients proportionally and split between 2 pans.

WHAT OIL DO YOU USE FOR STRAWBERRY BREAD?

For this recipe, regular vegetable oil or canola oil will work.

Closeup on the Strawberry Bread with strawberries on the side.

Expert Tips for Making This Strawberry Loaf Cake Recipe

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This recipe can easily be doubled to increasing the ingredients proportionally and split between 2 loaf pans and bake at the same time.
  • Coating Strawberries in Flour: Coating your strawberries in flour before adding to batter so the strawberries don’t sink to the bottom when you bake any strawberry bread recipe.
  • Blueberry Bread: For a flavor variation, you could sub the strawberries for blueberries in order to make blueberry bread.
  • Make a Glaze: To make an easy glaze to top with combine powdered sugar, vanilla, and milk. Start with just a little bit of milk and add as necessary. Add some fresh lemon juice for a little zing.
  • Strawberry Muffins: To make strawberry muffin, line a muffin tin and fill three quarters of the way with the batter. Bake for 20-25 minutes. Or make a quick cream cheese frosting.
  • Add Nuts: For some added flavor and texture, you can add walnuts or pecans to the batter. Cinnamon enhances the bread too.
  • Strawberry Chocolate bread: To add some chocolaty taste, add chocolate chips to your batter.

What to Serve with Strawberry Bread

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A loaf of Strawberry Bread with some slices.

Strawberry Bread

Yield: 10 servings
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 15 minutes
This Strawberry Bread recipe is so moist yet fluffy and bursting with flavor. This delightful strawberry bread is perfect for spring!
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Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ½ cup oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 ½ cups diced strawberries
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour, for coating the diced strawberries

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a 9×5 inch loaf pan with non-stick spray or oil.
  • Combine the sugar, milk, oil, eggs, and vanilla in a medium bowl. Whisk until combined.
  • In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and stir together until just combined. You don’t want to over mix the batter!
  • Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and bake in preheated oven for 55 – 60 minutes or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted in center of the bread comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven. Place bread in pan on a cooling rack.
  • Set timer for 5 minutes. Loosen edges of bread with a knife and carefully turn out bread. Allow bread to continue cooling until completely cooled.
  • Slice and serve. Enjoy!

Expert Tips

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This recipe can easily be doubled to increasing the ingredients proportionally and split between 2 loaf pans and bake at the same time.
  • Coating Strawberries in Flour: Coating your strawberries in flour before adding to batter so the strawberries don’t sink to the bottom when you bake any strawberry bread recipe.
  • Blueberry Bread: For a flavor variation, you could sub the strawberries for blueberries in order to make blueberry bread.
  • Make a Glaze: To make an easy glaze to top with combine powdered sugar, vanilla, and milk. Start with just a little bit of milk and add as necessary.
  • Strawberry Muffins: To make strawberry muffin, line a muffin tin and fill three quarters of the way with the batter. Bake for 20-25 minutes. Or make a quick cream cheese frosting.
  • Add Nuts: For some added flavor and texture, you can add walnuts or pecans to the batter.
  • Strawberry Chocolate bread: To add some chocolaty taste, add chocolate chips to your batter.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 259kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 77mg | Potassium: 147mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 70IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bread, dessert, strawberry

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