Fresh Strawberry Bread

Fresh Strawberry Bread is a delightful, moist loaf that brings the sweet, tangy essence of fresh strawberries to your table. Paired with a rum-infused glaze and accented by a hint of lemon zest, this bread offers a perfect balance of flavors that’s sure to brighten any meal, be it breakfast, brunch, or a snack. Let’s go through the process of making this scrumptious strawberry bread, ensuring each step is executed to perfection for a truly delicious outcome.

For the Bread


  • 2 cups plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour: Provides the structure for the bread.
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder & 1/4 teaspoon salt: The leavening agent that helps the bread rise.
  • 1 egg: Binds the ingredients together and adds moisture.
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar: Sweetens the bread.

  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil: Adds moisture and ensures the bread is tender.
  • 3/4 cup milk: Adds moisture and richness.
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons rum extract: Gives a warm, rich flavor that complements the strawberries.
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest: Adds a bright, citrusy note.
  • 2 cups finely diced fresh strawberries: The star ingredient, offering bursts of sweet and tangy flavor.


  • Preheat Oven & Prep Pan: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9×5-inch loaf pan or line it with parchment paper.

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