How to make the best-ever strawberry banana bread

Recipes / Australian Recipes
 25 Sep 2017   
If you like banana bread, you will love this strawberry banana bread (RECIPE BELOW). Packed with fresh bananas and strawberries, the bread is topped with an irresistible strawberry buttercream that takes it to the next level of deliciousness. The original recipe was in the September 2016 issue of Coles Magazine and was so popular the team decided to make it a video. SUBSCRIBE Get 2-3 brand new videos every week (TUE, THU, FRI), including recipes, kitchen hacks and handy cooking tips to help you feed your family and friends: EASY STRAWBERRY BANANA BREAD Serves 12 Prep 30 mins (+ 5 mins standing & cooling time) Cooking 1 hour 2 cups (300g) self-raising flour 1 cup (220g) brown sugar 1 tsp baking powder 2 overripe bananas, mashed 2 Coles Brand Australian Free Range Eggs, lightly whisked 150g butter, melted 1⁄2 cup (125ml) buttermilk 1 cup (130g) chopped strawberries Halved or quartered strawberries, extra, to decorate Strawberry buttercream 75g strawberries, finely chopped 1 tbs caster sugar 125g butter, softened 1½ cups (240g) icing sugar mixture 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease and line the base and sides of a 10cm x 22cm (base measurement) loaf pan with baking paper, allowing the 2 long sides to overhang. 2. Place the flour, sugar and baking powder in a large bowl. Whisk the banana, egg, butter and buttermilk ina medium bowl. Add the egg mixture and chopped strawberry to the flour mixture and stir to combine. Pour into the prepared pan. Bake for 1 hour or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Set aside in the pan for 5 mins to cool before turning onto a wire rack to cool completely. 3. Meanwhile, to make the strawberry buttercream, combine strawberry and sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook for 5 mins or until the sugar dissolves and strawberry breaks down. Cook for 2 mins or until mixture thickens slightly. Set aside to cool. 4. Use an electric mixer to beat the butter in a bowl until very pale. Gradually add the icing sugar, beating well after each addition. Beat in the strawberry mixture. 5. Spread the strawberry buttercream over the top of the banana bread. Top with halved or quartered strawberries. WATCH MORE Want more step-by-step videos so you can make some incredible desserts? Check out our Amazing desserts playlist:, which includes: How to make Curtis Stone’s oh-so-delicious mango caramel ice-cream cake How to make a raspberry, strawberry, pistachio & nougat semifreddo How to make watermelon iceblocks How to make surprise peanut butter and jam cupcakes Easy banoffee oreo ice-cream pies More AT HOME WITH COLES videos | Shop online with Coles | More recipes on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | More great recipes |


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