RecipesStahlbush Roasted Strawberry Swirl Banana Bread

November 28, 2022


Stahlbush Roasted Strawberry Swirl Banana Bread

No matter the occasion, roasted strawberry swirl banana bread is always a good call! Sweet and moist from the banana with delicious bites of roasted strawberry throughout, there's nothing like it!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 1 loaf


For the roasted strawberries

For the banana bread

  • 3 large ripe bananas, mashed
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 tbsp full-fat sour cream or plain yogurt
  • 1 cup turbinado sugar, plus more for topping
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp fine salt
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup roasted strawberries


For the roasted strawberries

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Toss strawberries in sugar until evenly coated. Transfer to the prepared baking sheet.
  • Roast for 15 to 20 minutes, until softened. Mash strawberries with a fork & transfer to a small bowl. Set aside until ready to use.

For the banana bread

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease & line a loaf pan with parchment paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl stir together the bananas, butter, sour cream, sugar, egg & vanilla until well combined.
  • Sift in the flour, baking soda, salt & nutmeg. Stir until the batter just comes together, do not over mix.
  • Transfer 1/3 of batter to the prepared loaf pan. Top with dollops of 1/2 the strawberry mixture & swirl into the batter using a butter knife. 
  • Add another 1/3 of batter, followed by dollops of the remaining roasted strawberries. Swirl into the batter using a butter knife.
  • Add the remaining batter & sprinkle with turbinado sugar. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool completely before slicing. Enjoy!!


Recipe developed by Marcella DiLonardo for Stahlbush