A loaf of sliced blueberry banana bread.
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Blueberry Banana Bread

This recipe for blueberry banana bread is a moist loaf of the classic sweet bread that's chock full of juicy blueberries. It's the perfect snack or dessert option and can be frozen for later use!
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword blueberry banana bread
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 222kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all purpose flour + 1 tablespoon to coat the blueberries
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup vanilla or plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries plus more for the top of the bread (can substitute frozen although bread may be streaked blue)
  • Cooking spray

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the 2cups of flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • Place granulated sugar and butter in a large bowl, beat with a mixer at medium speed until mixture is fluffy and well blended (about 1 minute).
  • Add mashed banana, eggs, yogurt and vanilla; beat until blended. Add flour mixture; beat at low speed just until moist. 
  • Place the blueberries in a bowl with 1 tablespoon of flour and toss to coat.
  • Gently fold blueberries into the batter. Spoon batter into an 8 1/2 x 4 1/2-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Press additional blueberries into the top of the batter for decoration.
  • Bake for 60-70 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool the bread 10 minutes in pan on a wire rack; remove the bread from pan.
  • Cool completely on wire rack.

Nutrition

Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 252mg | Potassium: 38mg | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 190IU | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1.3mg