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Vegan Banana Bread with Strawberries

This amazing Vegan Banana Bread with Strawberries is such a fun & fruity banana bread that really kicks off spring and summer for delicious, quick bread ideas!   And, since banana bread is trending big time right now, here's one we think you'll absolutely fall in love with! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: Banana, quick bread, snack, strawberry, vegan banana bread
Servings: 10 Servings
Calories: 274kcal

Ingredients

Vegan Banana Bread with Strawberries

  • ½ cup applesauce unsweetened
  • 2 large ripe bananas = 1 cup mashed - measured
  • 1/3 cup melted vegan butter cooled to room temperature or oil of choice
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar or sugar of choice
  • 1/3 cup almond milk or milk of choice
  • 2 cups all purpose flour or gluten free flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup rough chopped walnuts optional
  • 1 1/2 cups strawberries hulled and chopped or if using frozen, thaw and drain juice for best results.

Instructions

  • Instructions
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and spray a 9x5 baking loaf bread pan with non-stick cooking spray or line with parchment paper and grease.
  • In a large bowl, mash the bananas with a fork until smooth. Stir the melted vegan butter into the mashed bananas.
  • Whisk in the soda and salt to the bowl with the wet ingredients, then add the flour and stir until just combined, making sure you don't over mix.
  • Gently fold in the strawberries and walnuts.
  • Pour into the prepared pan, place in the center rack of the oven and bake for 55-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Let it cool in the pan for a few minutes, then transfer the loaf to a cooling rack. Let the banana bread cool for at least 30 minutes before slicing for nice slices. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Could also substitute non-dairy yogurt option for applesauce.