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Blueberry and Strawberry Banana Bread

Blueberry and Strawberry Banana Bread

Prep Time: 15 mins Cooking Time: 50 mins


  • 2 cups (250g) wholemeal plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 medium egg, whisked
  • ¼ cup (62ml) full fat milk (any will work — cow’s, soya, oat, coconut, breast or formula)
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla bean paste or extract
  • 2 bananas, mashed
  • ¼ cup (62g) plain full fat yoghurt
  • 1/8 cup (31ml) maple syrup, or fruit purée
  • ½ cup (87g) diced strawberries (about 4 medium-large)
  • ½ cup (87g) blueberries
  • ½ cup (61g) granola to sprinkle on top (optional, but may not be suitable if baby is under 12 months if it contains honey – alternatively you could make your own from the recipe at the start of this section)



Preheat the oven to 180°C and grease or line a 9x5” loaf tin


In a bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder and baking soda


In a separate bowl, mix together the melted butter, egg, milk and vanilla, before stirring in the mashed banana, yoghurt and maple syrup


Slowly add the wet ingredients to the dry, whisking until you achieve a smooth batter


Gently fold the strawberries and blueberries through the mixture


Pour the mixture into the loaf tin and top with the granola, if desired


Bake your bread in the oven for 40-50 minutes, or until golden brown and a knife comes out clean from the centre to show that it is cooked through


Serve once cooled.


Please note, this is a moist cake due to the fruits.

This super healthy and naturally sweet loaf is ideal for a sweet-toothed babies and mummies in need of a guilt-free treat! Enjoy this wonderful loaf for breakfast, lunch or as a mid-morning or afternoon snack.



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