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Whole Wheat Banana Strawberry Loaf Recipe
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Whole Wheat Banana Strawberry Loaf

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Original recipe makes 1 - 9 x 5 inch loaf pan Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease and flour loaf pan.
  2. In a large bowl combine flour, baking soda and cinnamon. Set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl blend together with an electric mixer the oil, sugar, eggs and banana until well combined.
  4. Add banana mix to the flour mix. Add the strawberries. Mix with a spoon until combined. Do not overmix.
  5. Pour the mix into the loaf pan and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean and the loaf is well browned. Note: Blueberries or chocolate chips are great in place of the strawberries.
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  • PREP 15 mins
  • COOK 1 hr 15 mins
  • READY IN 1 hr 30 mins
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 05, 2003

Wow! This natural-foods enthusiast says, "thumbs up". I revised some of the ingredients, and it was still incredibly delicious. The pale pink color inside is lovely as well. [I scaled down the sugar to about 1 cup (and used raw), and I used a combo of alternate grains (cornmeal, rice flour,buckwheat, etc.)to substitute part of the whole wheat flour for variety. To add moisture and reduce fat, I substituted applesauce for part of the vegetable oil. Adding a pinch of ginger spices it up nicely too. It's so good that I'm baking it for the teachers at my kids' school for their special luncheon. Thank you!!]

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 28, 2003

My husband didn't like this bread. He said it tastes like flour... I didn't find it anything special or great either.

 

51 Ratings

Jul 22, 2005

This loaf turned out great! I cut back the sugar to 1/2c. and the oil to 1/4c. I also added one extra banana and doubled the strawberries. Chopped pecans were a great addition, as well as 3 T. of cocoa. What a great chocolatey and healthy treat!

 
Nov 07, 2004

Good, although I think the recipe needs some adjustments. It certainly needs a small amount of salt and vanilla. I added pecans which and used frozen strawberries. Fresh strawberries would be much better since the frozen ones kind of just turned to mush when I tried to stir them into the batter. If you want more strawberry taste, you could add strawberry puree for daiquiris in addition to the chopped fresh strawberries.

 
Jun 15, 2005

Don't let the amount of sugar in this recipe scare you off - I made it with only 1/2 cup of sugar and it came out great. It makes it more of a snack bread and less of a dessert. I also reduced the oil to 1/3 cup and added a bit of salt, vanilla and nutmeg. Very good!

 
Apr 28, 2003

Very moist & full of flavor. The outside of the bread did start browning too much so I cut the temp down by 25 degrees.

 
Apr 09, 2003

I took the bread out of the oven after one hour. It came out very moist, best eaten with a fork, and very tasty. I could have left it in longer for firmer bread but the outside seemed to be getting too brown to leave in the oven.

 
Mar 28, 2003

The bread seemed over-done when I cooked it the hour and 15 minutes. If I made it again, I'd cook it for less time. The flavor was pretty good.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 308 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 47.4 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 35 mg
  • 12%
  • Fat
  • 12.8 g
  • 20%
  • Fiber
  • 3.5 g
  • 14%
  • Protein
  • 4.2 g
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 118 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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