Banana-Berry Nut Bread Recipe

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Gina Todd of Portage, Indiana first made this pretty loaf after picking strawberries one year. "The berries complement its banana and nut flavors," she assures.
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 3/4 cup mashed fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup mashed ripe banana (about 1 large)
  • 1/2 to 1 cup chopped walnuts

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 166 calories, 6g fat (0 saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 121mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In another bowl, whisk eggs, sugar and oil until smooth; add strawberries and banana. Stir into the dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in walnuts.
  2. Pour into a greased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 60-65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Yield: 1 loaf (16 slices).
Originally published as Banana-Berry Nut Bread in Quick Cooking July/August 2000, p47

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jmscanlan User ID: 6907828 227323
Reviewed Jun. 2, 2015

"Great recipe! We went berry picking this past weekend and this recipe was a great way to use them! Really easy and very tasty!"

leclrm User ID: 2436562 203667
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2011

"This is my favorite banana bread recipe. I use a cup of strawberries after food processing them. Yum!"

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