Hey-wasn’t there a children’s book about a mouse that ate a blueberry pie and left blueberry foot prints all over the counter 🤔? I remember having that book as a kid and craving that blueberry pie so badly. I’m hoping I can get you to crave my “Blueberry Banana Bread” just as much, if not more. I mean just look at how scrumptious this fresh blueberry bread looks, and I promise, I won’t leave foot prints on your counter.
What’s really makes this bread interesting, is that I made it by accident 😳. I was just minding my own banana business in the kitchen making my sister’s famous Banana Bread and I opened the fridge. THEN BOOM! Those gorgeous blue berries jumped out at me and with a low, sexy voice said, “Hello, Julie.”
No way could I resist their charm. I scooped them up and threw them all in. There were approximately 1 cup, but I think even more could work.
Before I go and leave the recipe, please note that this Blueberry Banana Bread recipe makes 2 loaves this size (see below). I usually give one to a neighbor.
That reminds me…here’s my neighbor’s “review” of the Banana Blueberry Bread:
Hey, y’all…if you haven’t tried Redhead’s blueberry banana bread yet you are missing some of the BEST!! I was the lucky recipient of several slices straight out of Julie’s kitchen (even sweet talked myself a second helping!😋) and it is delicious. The blueberries, while unusual, were a great sweet twist.
- (This makes 2 loaves.)
- 3-4 ripe bananas (4 bananas is best)
- 1-2 cups fresh blueberries
- 2 1/2 cups flour
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup brown sugar (light)
- 3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3 tablespoons vegetable oil (I used canola)
- 1/2 cup milk (I used skim)
- 1 egg
- 1 cup nuts-optional (I used walnuts)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 2 loaf pans with Pam or grease them. Could use cupcake pan/papers too.
Peel 3-4 ripe bananas, and mush them up in a large bowl.
Wash blueberries, dry and set aside.
Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
Add blueberries last and gently fold into batter.
Pour 1/2 into each loaf pan and make sure a few blueberries peek through the top.
Bake for 1 hour.
Serve with butter, or plain! Excellent warmed up in microwave.
Amount Per Serving Calories 236 Total Fat 8g Saturated Fat 1g Trans Fat 0g Unsaturated Fat 6g Cholesterol 12mg Sodium 207mg Carbohydrates 39g Fiber 2g Sugar 18g Protein 5g