A simple banana bread recipe inspired by fresh strawberries. I Decided to experimented by adding chocolate chips and fresh strawberries. The combination of choclate and strawberries turned out so delicious, I had to share this recipe with all of you! You can find a similar delicious vegan version at the So Good Blog choclate covered strawberry banana bread.
Faris and I picked some delicious fresh strawberries at the farm, We had so many left I thought it would be great to add to a banana bread. Raspberries can be use instead of strawberries also a great combination. Speaking of strawberries check out my easy strawberry jam recipe.
Banana Bread facts
Banana bread a type of bread made from mashed bananas, a moist, sweet, cake-like quick bread. That is to say banana breads are made using ripe bananas, flour, baking soda and baking powder. There are many ingredients that can be added depending on the recipe. There are some food historians who believe banana bread was a byproduct of the great depression. A time when resourceful housewives did not want to throw away any overripe bananas. While others believe that the modern banana bread was developed in corporate kitchens to promote flour and baking soda products. The exact origins of banana bread are unknown. Did you know National banana bread day is on February 23.
Did you know that banana bread actually taste better the next day? Once this perfect banana bread has completely cooled down, resist the urge to cut yourself a piece and wrap it up in foil or plastic wrap. Leave the bread at room temperature to enjoy the next day.
How Long Does Banana Bread Last? Banana bread can keep for up to four days on your counter before you will begin to notice changes in texture. When day five or six rolls around the bread will start to dry out, it will still be fine to eat. Just pop a slice in the toaster and you will never know the difference. You can maximize the shelf life of your banana bread by covering with foil, plastic wrap or place in a plastic bag to prevent drying out.Print
A simple banana bread recipe inspired by fresh strawberries. I decided to experimented with adding chocolate chips and fresh strawberries. The combination of choclate and strawberries turned out so delicious, I just had to share this recipe with all of you!
- 3 cups flour
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- 2 tsp baking Soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 3 eggs
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 1 cup butter (or half butter half oil)
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1 cup yogurt
- 4 medium bananas (mashed)
- 1 cup chocolate chips (I prefer dark)
- 1 cup sliced strawberries
- Mix all dry ingredients: flour, cinnamon, salt, baking soda.
- Start by blending eggs, then add to it vanilla, butter, and sugar
- Pour wet mix over dry mix and integrated everything well together.
- Add yogurt to the mix
- Add smashed bananas
- Add chocolate chips, leave some to place on top
- Add just a few slices of strawberries in the mix, and the rest on top
- Pour mixture into two 9×13 inch size loaf
- Bake at 350 degrees for about 50-55 minutes