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Strawberry Banana Bread

Strawberry banana bread is a twist on an all-time classic, and the addition of applesauce guarantees a super moist sweet bread your family will love.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 slices
Calories 254 kcal


  • 2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ cup applesauce
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs large, beaten
  • 4 bananas very ripe
  • 1 ½ cups strawberries chopped
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Optional ingredients:

  • ½ cup pecans or favorite nut
  • ½ cup cranberries


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a medium-size bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.
    dry baking ingredients in a metal bowl
  • In a separate bowl, mix applesauce and brown sugar.
  • Add eggs, vanilla, mashed bananas, and chopped stawberries.
    bananas and strawberries mashed in a metal bowl
  • Pour wet ingredients into the dry and mix until all is wet. Do NOT overmix.
  • Pour batter into a greased bread pan.
    unbaked banana bread
  • Bake for 60-70 minutes or until test toothpick comes out clean. Enjoy!
    strawberry banana bread
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