Strawberry Bread

This Strawberry Bread is the perfect summer treat! Made with fresh strawberries it’s a delicious twist on quick bread recipes. Plus, it’s incredibly easy to make – even for those who are new to baking!

slices of strawberry bread being cut off a loaf.

We love fresh strawberry season, it’s always a time to get creative in the kitchen. This is one of our favorite strawberry recipes to make it.

uncut strawberry bread on a cutting board.

❤️ Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • You only need simple ingredients so you don’t have to worry about spending a lot of money at the grocery store.
  • This recipe is so easy to make that even gets for beginners.
  • This recipe is always a great way to use up fresh strawberries if you go strawberry picking season.


bowls of powdered sugar, salt, vanilla, egg, baking powder, flour, sugar, cream, oil, pecans, milk, and butter on a counter.

Most of these ingredients are pantry staples, gather these ingredients on your next trip to the grocery store so that you can enjoy this bread with your friends and family.

  • sugar
  • milk
  • oil
  • egg
  • vanilla
  • flour
  • baking powder
  • salt
  • chopped pecans
  • chopped strawberries
  • melted butter
  • powdered sugar
  • heavy cream

See the recipe card below for quantities.

🔪 How to Make Strawberry Bread

This is a quick overview of the steps needed to make this quick bread, you can find the full instructions in the recipe card at the bottom of the post.

strawberry bread batter being mixed in a large glass bowl.

Make the bread batter by mixing the wet ingredients, and dry ingredients in separate bowls and then combine the two.

fresh strawberries and chopped pecans being folded into batter in a large glass bowl.

In a separate bowl mix the strawberries and flour. Then add the floured strawberries and pecans to the batter and fold gently.

loaf cake batter poured into a loaf pan and ready for the oven.

Pour the batter into the loaf pan and then bake in the preheated oven for 55-60 minutes.

strawberry glaze being poured on top of a loaf cake.

In a small bowl make the glaze, and drizzle it over the top of the cake.

🥄 Equipment

Gather these kitchen tools so that you can enjoy a slice of this moist strawberry bread.

  • Mixing bowls
  • Whisk
  • 9×5 loaf pan
  • Wire rack

🥫 Storage

Storage – Store the bread in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Freezing – You can also freeze slices of this bread or the whole bread in a freezer-bag for up to three months.

Serve With

This homemade bread goes well with a cup of your favorite tea or coffee. However, you can also enjoy it as a dessert after your favorite meal such as this Slow Cooker Chicken Noodles.

uncut strawberry bread on a cutting board.

💭 Tips

Here are a few tips that you can use to ensure this recipe turns out perfectly for you.

  • Don’t overmix your bread batter, mix it until it’s just combined.
  • Make sure that you grease your baking dish well so that the bread doesn’t stick.
  • For easy removal, line your loaf pan with parchment paper and then spray it with cooking spray.

⁉️ FAQ

Do you have questions about this recipe? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

Can I make this ahead?

Yes, this recipe can be made up to 24 hours ahead.

🍽 More Strawberry Recipes

Do you enjoy strawberry recipes? If so, try these delicious recipes:

🧾Recipe Card

Want to make this recipe? Print the recipe card below, or pin this recipe, so you can find it later.

slices of strawberry bread being cut off a loaf.

Strawberry Bread

This homemade Strawberry Bread is light and fluffy and full of sweet strawberry flavor. Then it’s all topped off with a sweet vanilla glaze that makes it old of this world delicious.
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Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 8 Slices
Calories: 538kcal


  • mixing bowls
  • Whisk
  • 9×5 loaf pan
  • Wire rack


  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour + 2 Tbsp
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • 2 cup chopped strawberries


  • cup chopped strawberries
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoon heavy cream


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the sugar, milk, oil, egg and vanilla until smooth.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the 2 cups of flour, baking powder.
  • Add the dry ingredients into the wet and mix until smooth.
  • In a small bowl, toss the strawberries with the 2 tablespoons of flour until the berries are coated.
  • Add the strawberries and pecans to the batter and gently fold in until well mixed.
  • Pour into a 9 x 5 loaf pan (either non-stick or sprayed with baking spray).
  • Bake for 55-60 minutes, or until a skewer comes out clean.
  • Remove and allow to rest in the pan for 10 minutes before turning out onto a cooking rack to completely come to room temperature.
  • To make the glaze, add the strawberries, vanilla, melted butter, and powdered sugar into a bowl and mix.
  • Add heavy cream as needed to thin out the glaze until it’s able to be drizzled over the top of the bread.


Any nutritional data I provide is an approximation and actual dietary information can vary based on ingredients and proportion sizes.


Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 538kcal | Carbohydrates: 78g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 435mg | Potassium: 161mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 51g | Vitamin A: 178IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 2mg

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