Banana Blueberry Quick Bread

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Who doesn’t love quick breads? I mean seriously, they are super tasty and, oh yea, quick! This Banana Blueberry Quick Bread has less sugar because the bananas are so sweet!

3 slices banana blueberry quick bread next to cut loaf oh rectangular light green plate
Banana Blueberry Quick Bread

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The key to baking with ripe bananas is to freeze them first!! The sugars in the banana really intensify and you can use less processed sugar. The other benefit to freezing them is that the bread is ultra moist and delicious! If you have been following me for any legth of time, you will notice that I do not bake too often. It’s not that I don’t mind baking but mostly because I don’t want to EAT all of the goodies!

banana blueberry bread in metal loaf pan on brown paper

Once in a while, I like to treat the boys, and quick breads are so easy, it’s my go to choice! There are quite a few quick breads on BCC, this Black Forest Banana Bread is a favorite (of course, because it is chocolate!) This Peach Pecan Quick Bread I made for Silk® Milks is super moist and tasty, as well.

banana blueberry bread slice with cut loaf and lit candle

This summer, a friend called and asked if I wanted to go pick his blueberries because he was moving the next day. I came up with about 10 quarts of blueberries for free! Score! I froze many of them whole, so I have lots of blueberries in the freezer. What better way to use some of them than quick bread?

Making Banana Blueberry Quick Bread

banana blueberry bread on brown paper

The key to using frozen items in baked goods is that the they must be thawed thouroughly to room temperature. If you don’t thaw them your baked goods will rise when baking and then promptly fall as they cool. So make sure that you thaw completely!

banana blueberry bread slices on green rectangular plate

The reason I love making quick breads is because you literally just measure everything and throw it in your mixer to combine. It really couldn’t be easier!

banana blueberry bread and slices on green plate with another whole loaf of bread

I hope you love the recipe for Banana Blueberry Quick Bread as much as we do!! What is your favorite flavor quick bread? Leave me comment down below!

Enjoy! And have fun cooking!

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Recipe

3 cut slices quick bread dotted with whole blueberries on green rectangular plate next to the whole quick bread
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Banana Blueberry Quick Bread

This Banana Blueberry Quick Bread is so easy, moist and delicious!

Course Breads, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 16 slices
Calories 130 kcal
Author Binky

Ingredients

  • Non stick spray to spray pans
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 4 bananas, very ripe, preferably frozen and thawed
  • 2 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen and thawed

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Mix dry ingredients together. Set aside.

    Ingredients for Banana blueberry quick bread, flour with other dry ingredients, oil, eggs, sugar, vanilla
  3. Beat egg with mixer. Add sugar and beat until the mixture looks light and frothy.

    Whipped eggs, oil and bananas in mixing bowl.
  4. Add bananas, vanilla and oil and combine. Add cinnamon, combine again. 

    Whipped eggs in mixing bowl, showing light yellow color and frothy appearance
  5. Add dry ingredients in 3 parts and just mix until combined. Don’t over mix at this stage.

    Mixing bowl after the addition of dry ingredients
  6. Toss blueberries with about 1 Tbsp flour so that they don't float. Mix blueberries in by hand.

    blueberries mixed with flour to deter floating
  7. Fill 2 standard sized bread pans that have been sprayed with non stick spray, or greased and floured.

  8. Bake breads about 1 hour until a cake tester inserted in the middle comes out clean. Place breads on a cooling rack and cool in pans at least 10 minutes. Then remove breads from pans. Cool completely or eat some warm!!! Can be frozen.

18 thoughts on “Banana Blueberry Quick Bread

  1. Tatiana

    I also freeze bananas before baking or making smoothies with them! It makes it so much sweeter and obviously healthier without all that extra refined sugar.

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  2. Laura

    I love your quick bread, and thank you for the information about freezing. Very interesting. I wish I could pick up blueberries as well. Just went to the supermarket and a small box with hardly 20 blueberries was a t $ 2.5. Really ?!?!

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