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Super Simple Strawberry Quick Bread Recipe

If you need something new to treat your family and friends to, read on for a super simple strawberry quick bread recipe!

slice of strawberry bread on gray plate in front of sliced strawberry bread loaf and strawberries

Why You Should Make Bread at Home

There is one thing that everyone seems to agree on right now and that is we must make bread, lots and lots of bread. Haha! Whether you work on your sourdough starter, or whip out your mom’s banana bread recipe, a batch of freshly baked bread is sure to put a smile on your loves ones’ faces!

We actually have a few go-to bread recipes that we love around these parts and the super simple strawberry quick bread recipe I have for you today quickly became a new favorite. And let’s face it…

Now is the time to make strawberry EVERYTHING before they’re out of season again! Speaking of strawberries…do they just scream summertime to you or what? If you visit this site relatively frequently you probably noticed that there are a lot of strawberry recipes here! I just can’t help myself! 

Simple Strawberry Recipes to Try

In fact, one of our most popular posts of all time is strawberry basil lemonade, also perfect for summer. You can make it as is or add vodka for a little boozy lemonade situation. Speaking of boozy lemonade, did you catch the frozen spiked berry lemonade recipe I posted the other day?

Sorry to inundate you with strawberry everything, but I can’t get enough of it, especially since we’ll be moving on to pumpkin and apple flavors very soon! But I digress….

sugar being poured over strawberries in white bowl

strawberry bread batter in clear glass loaf pan on top of white wooden table

Easy Bread Recipe to Make to Give Away

Let’s talk about strawberry quick bread. This recipe is perfect to make for all those friends and neighbors you miss spending time with. Drop a loaf or two off on their porches to remind them that you can’t wait for big parties and get togethers to resume! I’m not the only one who desperately misses her people right?!

And, frankly, my stomach is definitely the way to my heart, so if anybody drops something tasty off at my front door, you can bet I will pay you back, and then some, with my own baked goodies. Haha!

You can probably guess what my favorite people are about to receive. That’s right. Strawberry quick bread baking is definitely on the agenda right now!

In case you’re ready to start planning your baking sesh, here are the ingredients you’ll need. The exact amounts and directions for how to make this strawberry quick bread are down below!

Ingredients: flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, sugar, vegetable oil, half n half, eggs, vanilla, lemon juice, strawberries, butter, milk, powdered sugar

Must Try Strawberry Bread

So, are you ready to make your own batch or ten? Bwah! Read on for the simple strawberry quick bread recipe you will turn to again and again. I guarantee it!

I’m always on the lookout for ways to make the people in my life smile right now. Times are tough. If you can give someone something to look forward to, even if it’s digging into a freshly baked loaf of strawberry bread, you can go to sleep knowing you tried to make things better!

slice of strawberry bread on gray plate next to strawberry bread loaf and strawberries on white wooden table

slice of strawberry bread on gray plate in front of sliced loaf of strawberry bread and strawberries on white wooden table

Yield: 8

Super Simple Strawberry Quick Bread Recipe

slies of strawberry bread on gray plate with strawberries in the background

This super simple strawberry quick bread recipe is the perfect treat to bake to give away to family and friends!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/4 cup of vegetable oil
  • 1 cup of half n half
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 1 cup of diced strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons of flour (to be divided between the diced and sliced berries - refer to instructions)
  • 1 or 2 large sliced strawberries 
  • /14 teaspoon of Vanilla
  • 1 cup of powdered sugar
  • 1 - 2 teaspoon of milk
  • 1 teaspoon of butter - softened

Instructions

    1. Heat your oven to 350 degrees. 

    2. Grease and flour a 9 X 5 loaf pan with butter, and flour. (Metal pans work better for bread.) 

    3. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, soda, salt, and sugar. Mix well.

    4. In a separate bowl, mix the oil, half n half, eggs, vanilla, and lemon juice. Mix well.

    5. Add the oil/egg mixture to the flour mixture, and, again, mix until well blended.

    6. Sprinkle a heaping tablespoon of sugar over the diced strawberries and stir. 

    7. Sprinkle a heaping tablespoon of flour over the strawberries and toss them in the flour. 

    8. Fold the strawberries into the batter, and pour the batter into the loaf pan. 

    9. Slice one or two strawberries and sprinkle sugar over the berries, coating them in the sugar. 

    10. Sprinkle a heaping tablespoon of flour over the sliced strawberries and toss to coat. 

    11. Place the strawberries on top of the bread in a festive pattern (see photos).

    12. Bake the bread for 50 - 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. The bread should be golden brown. If it starts to get too dark, or too browned, loosely place a piece of aluminum foil over the top in a tent shape, but not tightly. (Fold a piece of foil in half and place it over the top of the pan, but not against the bread). 

    13. When the bread is baked, remove from the oven to and place on a wire rack. Cool for 10 minutes, then remove from the pan, and continue to cool the bread on the wire rack. 

    14. When bread is cooled completely, make the icing by mixing the butter and vanilla together until smooth. 

    15. Add the powdered sugar and stir, making sure all the lumps are smoothed out. 

    16. Add the milk a little at a time until the icing is smooth, and creamy.  

    17. Ice the bread, and serve. 

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 351Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 58mgSodium: 326mgCarbohydrates: 54gFiber: 1gSugar: 28gProtein: 6g
And now that you know how to make this super simple strawberry quick bread recipe, wouldn’t you like some more seriously sweet strawberry dessert recipes? I shared a few more favorites below!

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