Strawberry Banana Bread

APFK RATING: EASY

The new banana bread. 

What you will need: 

  • 300g Self-raising flour
  • 220g Brown sugar
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 2 Bananas
  • 2 Eggs
  • 150g Butter, melted
  • 125ml coconut milk
  • 130g chopped strawberries, leave some to decorate

Strawberry Buttercream

  • 75g Strawberries finely chopped
  • 1 tbs caster sugar
  • 125g butter
  • 240g icing sugar

Method:

1. Oven to 180C. Grease and line of a loaf pan with baking paper, allowing the sides to overhang.

2.Place the flour, sugar and baking powder in a large bowl.

3. In another bowl whisk together the banana, butter, egg and coconut milk until blended.

IMG_6080

3. Add the eggs mixture and chopped strawberries into to the flour mixture, stir to combine.

IMG_6081

4. Pour all of it into the prepared pan. I layered the strawberries on top as I poured. Bake for 1 hour or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.

IMG_6082

5. Meanwhile, making the strawberry buttercream, put the strawberries and sugar into a saucepan over medium heat. Cook for 5 mins, until sugar is dissolves. Then cook for 1 min, until mixture thickens slightly. Set aside to cool.

IMG_6083

6.Using an electric mixer, beat the butter in a bowl until the pale. Slowly and gradually add the icing sugar, beating well.

IMG_6084

7. Beat in the strawberry mixture.

IMG_6085

8. Once the bread is cooked, take it out of the oven and set aside on a wire rack to cool.

IMG_6090

9. Spread the strawberry buttercream over the top of the banana bread. Decorate the top with chopped strawberries.

IMG_6096

10. Serve. Best with a cup of tea or coffee.

IMG_6098

Tips: Be patient with the bread to cool before spreading the icing on top, I rushed mine so the icing started to melt. It tastes so good!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s