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Overhead view of Fresh Strawberry Bread slices.

Strawberry Bread

  • Author: Cookies & Cups
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: serves 10 1x
  • Category: Bread
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: Breakfast


This fresh strawberry bread is the perfect springtime recipe!


  • 1 cup chopped strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour


  • 1/4 cup pureed strawberries
  • 1/4 cup (2 – ounces) cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup powdered sugar


  1. Bread: Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 9×5 loaf pan with nonstick spray, set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl mix the chopped strawberries and 2 tablespoons flour, coating strawberries completely. Set aside.
  3. In the bowl of your stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment mix the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy, 1-2 minutes. Add in eggs and vanilla and mix until combined evenly, scraping sides, as necessary.
  4. Add in baking powder and salt and continue to mix.
  5. Turn the mixer to low and add in flour and milk alternately, beginning and ending with flour, mix until batter is just smooth.
  6. Fold in the strawberries and pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  7. Bake for 45-50 minutes, until center is set and toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Allow to cool in pan for 10 minutes and then remove from pan and cool on a wire rack.
  9. Icing: Mix the pureed strawberries, cream cheese and powdered sugar together in a medium bowl until smooth. Spread or pipe on top of the bread, allowing it to drip down the sides.


store in the refrigerator, airtight for up to 3 days.

freeze for up to 30 days

Keywords: cookies and cups, strawberry bread, quick bread, strawberries

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