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Fresh Strawberry Bread Recipe

by Andrea Updyke

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This easy strawberry bread recipe is fantastic with fresh strawberries. Make and enjoy with glaze or whipped cream!

Wondering what you can do with lots of fresh strawberries? Or maybe you froze some and now you want to bake. This strawberry bread recipe is super easy to make and it’s delicious!

If you want to make strawberry bread from scratch, this vintage recipe from my family favorites cookbook is all you need. Well, and the strawberries of course!

We love quick breads in our house and it’s fun to use different fruits and even veggies to change it up.

My classic banana bread recipe is always a hit and keeps us coming back for more.

strawberry bread sliced on platter and on plate with whipped cream and fresh strawberry topping

Tips for Baking Strawberry Quick Bread

I have made this quick strawberry bread a few times and the trick is making sure the strawberries don’t get too juicy.

This is why I prefer baking with fresh strawberries, though you could certainly use frozen fruit too! I would just watch the liquid.

strawberry bread ingredients

You’ll want to chop the fruit into bite-size pieces but be sure not to crush them too much.

It also helps to shake the fresh fruit with a little bit of flour before adding them to the batter.

fold strawberries into bread mixture
strawberry bread batter with cookbook in the background

Once your batter is mixed up, it’s time to bake in your favorite loaf pan!

TIP: Remember to adjust the oven temperature down by about 25 degrees if using a glass pan. This will allow more even cooking without over-baking the top and sides.

Strawberry Bread Toppings

If you like toppings on your bread, check out this delicious strawberry glaze that literally comes together in seconds!

You can also add a little freshly whipped cream and a couple fresh strawberries, or serve warm with butter. Yum!

Strawberry Quick Bread slizes on cutting board
slices of strawberry bread with whipped cream and strawberries on plate

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strawberry bread loaf sliced with fresh strawberries

Fresh Strawberry Bread

Yield: 16
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Yummy strawberry bread is sweet and satisfying! Great for a weekend brunch or afternoon snack.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, lightly crushed and dusted with flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Extract
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder

Instructions

  1. Beat together eggs and sugar
  2. add oil and lemon extract
  3. Mix in flour, oats, cinnamon, soda, salt, and baking powder.
  4. Fold in strawberries
  5. Mix gently until just combined
  6. Pour in two loaf pans (greased and dusted with flour)
  7. Bake at 350 for one hour (or 325 if using glass pans)
  8. Add time until toothpick in center comes out clean

Notes

Many thanks to my family cookbook for another delicious recipe!

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 342Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 35mgSodium: 265mgCarbohydrates: 48gFiber: 2gSugar: 26gProtein: 4g

Nutrition information is estimated and may vary based on products used. Please verify with your ingredients.

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