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Strawberry Banana Bread and Kitchen Aid Giveaway


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I’m super excited to have two fun things to share with y’all today…

Strawberry Banana Bread and Kitchen Aid Giveaway !

I am loving this recipe!  I took my Gram’s Banana Bread recipe and added a berry-licious twist plus threw in some browned butter which takes it right over-the-top 🙂

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Strawberry Banana Bread and Kitchen Aid Giveaway

Strawberry Banana Bread by
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes


  • 1/2 C browned butter
  • 1/2 C applesauce
  • 1 1/2 C sugar
  • 2 eggs and 4 egg whites, to reduce fat/cholesterol
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 4 C flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 4 overripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 C strawberries, diced
  • 1 Tbsp fresh juiced lemon


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Coat 2- 9x5 bread pans with cooking spray, set aside.
  3. Place butter in small sauce pan, stirring constantly over medium high heat until turns light brown and has a nutty aroma, set aside to cool.
  4. In a small mixing bowl combine flour, baking soda, and salt; mix and set aside.
  5. In a large mixing bowl combine sugar, applesauce, and eggs; mix well.
  6. Drizzle in browned butter while mixing.
  7. Add vanilla; mix.
  8. Add dry ingredients and mix to 80% incorporated.
  9. Add mashed bananas and lemon.
  10. Gently stir in strawberries with wooden spoon.
  11. Mix to combine.
  12. Divide batter between pans, sprinkle with raw sugar.
  13. Bake 55-60 minutes or until inserted toothpick removes clean.
  14. Cool 10 minutes, turn out of pans, cook on rack.
  15. Enjoy!


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  1. mailhiot says:

    Would love to win your book!!!!

  2. Nicole says:

    This recipie does not specify how much sugar… any help??

    • Ruthie says:

      Oh my… so sorry! That was a typo… it’s 1 1/2 C sugar and I’ll add it in right now. Thank you for catching that 🙂 xoxo~ Ruthie

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  4. Marcia Namie says:

    This sounds wonderful.

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