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!
Servings 10 servings
- 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
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.
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