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Blueberry Banana Bread is the perfect breakfast snack to serve with your morning coffee or tea.

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Ladies & Gents, before we get to this beautiful, extra-delicious, SUPERB Blueberry Banana Bread, I have an announcement… PSL is back!!!

NO, not Play Station Limited, as my husband thought… I LOL’ed for a few good minutes when I saw his face – he was dead serious.

But, no. We’re talking about the Pumpkin Spice Latte at Starbucks. It’s there!!

BUT! And this is just a thought, BUT I do have the recipe for it. Well, the recipe may not be completely “Starbucks-it”, however this Pumpkin Spice Latte homemade recipe is the best one yet. Scouts honor.

Okey, Dokey. Now we can talk about blueberries and bananas. And bread. Or cake. I think it’s as good as cake, and don’t know why it’s called bread, but hey, who am I to talk. I never went to culinary school nor pastry school. I just cook and bake. Aaaaand hope for good results. (My fingers are crossed the entire time that I have something in the oven… I SUCK at getting things right the first time around.)

Yet, I think this awesome banana bread was perfect on the first try.

Usually, when it comes to banana bread, I just throw things in there and pray for greatness. Like this Peanut Butter Banana Bread with Candied Bacon. I know. It sounds ridiculous, but it’s incredible! Elvis approved, eh?!

This time around I just went overboard and bought an insane amount of blueberries. I knew I could eat them all, but I had to make some of those Blueberry Sauce Crepes with Honey Whipped Creama few dozen Blueberry Lemon Muffins, and a loaf, or four, of this seriously delicious Blueberry Banana Bread. In all honesty, you guys, I couldn’t keep my hands off this bread. It’s SO GOOD!

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All muffins are stuffed away in the freezer, and I have school snacks for at least a month! The banana bread kinda didn’t make it to the freezer – most of it is in mah belly! If you want to do the same, make this bread ASAP. I promise you will love it. It’s such a good snack, and it goes really well with your morning coffee or tea.

ENJOY!


 Blueberry Banana Bread

Blueberry Banana Bread

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 50 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 00 minute

Yield: 1 Loaf

Banana Bread with Blueberries Diethood Recipe Blueberry Banana Bread

Blueberry Banana Bread is the perfect breakfast snack to serve with your morning coffee or tea.

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 bananas, mashed
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325.
  • Butter up a 9×5-loaf pan, sprinkle with flour and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar and beat until smooth and creamy.
  • Add egg and vanilla, and continue to beat until well incorporated.
  • With a rubber spatula, gently fold in mashed bananas and 1/2 cup flour; set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together remaining flour, ground cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  • Fold flour mixture into banana mixture until combined.
  • Gently fold in blueberries.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and let cool.
  • Invert onto a rack.
  • Cut and serve.
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  1. Oriana May 1, 2014 at 9:19 PM - Reply

    Hi, I was wondering whether it would be possible to sub the sugar for honey? Might make this for Mother’s Day brunch! Looks delish!:)

    • Katerina Petrovska May 1, 2014 at 10:06 PM - Reply

      HI! This would be a great Mother’s Day treat!! Adding the honey will result in more liquid, thus you’ll have to adjust the amount of dry ingredients by adding more flour. However, because I haven’t tried it, I can’t tell you exactly how much more you might need. Please let me know how it goes.

  2. Caroline September 5, 2013 at 9:45 PM - Reply

    I love breads like this! I could start every day with a slice and be happy! I love the combination of blueberry and banana! Really pretty photos!

  3. Cindy canas September 4, 2013 at 11:50 PM - Reply

    It is delist!. But subbed half of the sugar for brown sugar and made smaller loaves to share, maybe…

    • Katerina Petrovska September 5, 2013 at 8:53 AM - Reply

      Ooooh brown sugar!! YUM! That is a great idea! Share?! Nonsense. ;-) So glad you enjoyed it!

  4. Stacy | Wicked Good Kitchen September 3, 2013 at 4:33 PM - Reply

    Gorgeous loaf, girl! I love blueberry anything. Thanks for sharing! xo

  5. Ashley - Baker by Nature September 3, 2013 at 2:49 PM - Reply

    I so need a slice of this right now! Love the bright pop of blueberries – such a great idea!

  6. Nancy P.@thebittersideofsweet September 3, 2013 at 1:51 PM - Reply

    Okay saw in the Wall Street journal this morning that Starbucks is hashtagging it as #PSL! So funny! I would take a slice of this with my #PSL any day!

  7. Laura (Tutti Dolci) September 2, 2013 at 11:58 PM - Reply

    I love blueberries, this is perfect banana bread!

  8. mjskit September 2, 2013 at 11:21 PM - Reply

    Great bread! Definitely is perfect for morning or afternoon tea!

  9. Maria | Pink Patisserie September 2, 2013 at 10:56 PM - Reply

    I’ve got a freezer full of frozen blueberries, just waiting for this bread! Love the bananas too!

  10. kirsten@FarmFreshFeasts September 2, 2013 at 5:21 PM - Reply

    I agree with Jen, gorgeous photos!
    And now my morning tea and I will know what to do with the blueberries I put up in the freezer.
    (I think frozen would work fine too)
    Thanks, Kate!

  11. Valerie September 2, 2013 at 3:38 PM - Reply

    Delish! I don’t understand why sweet/quick breads are not called “cake.” At any rate I love them for their simplicity – and sheer yum!! :D

  12. Emily @ Life on Food September 2, 2013 at 12:30 PM - Reply

    I am still drooling over the crepes. But I love me a good banana bread.

  13. Jen @ Savory Simple September 2, 2013 at 10:44 AM - Reply

    Girl, this is GORGEOUS

  14. Renee September 2, 2013 at 7:52 AM - Reply

    Perfect morning bread or an afternoon snack. Love blueberries and bananas!

  15. Laura Dembowski (@piesandplots) September 2, 2013 at 7:43 AM - Reply

    Blueberry banana bread sounds super yummy! I’m always nervous when something is baking too. But when it turns out perfect … bliss!

  16. Ramona September 2, 2013 at 6:13 AM - Reply

    Yay!! blueberry and banana bread. YUM! :)

  17. Ellen September 1, 2013 at 11:32 PM - Reply

    What Averie said!:)

  18. Averie @ Averie Cooks September 1, 2013 at 10:20 PM - Reply

    Two of my fave things in 1 bread! YUM!

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