Strawberry Bread with Buttermilk Glaze

A simple, sweet strawberry bread with a tangy strawberry buttermilk glaze. Serve with vanilla ice cream if you want to make it even better.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 10 mins
1 loaf


  • 1 ¼ cups white sugar

  • ½ cup butter

  • 3 large eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ pound fresh strawberries, finely chopped


  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar

  • ¼ cup buttermilk

  • 1 teaspoon strawberry extract

  • 1 drop red food coloring, or as needed


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan.

  2. Cream sugar and butter together in a bowl with an electric mixer. Beat in eggs one at a time. Mix in vanilla extract.

  3. Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a separate bowl. Beat into egg mixture slowly until just combined. Fold in strawberries. Pour into the prepared loaf pan.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 45 to 50 minutes.

  5. Whisk confectioners' sugar, buttermilk, strawberry extract, and food coloring together in a bowl for glaze.

  6. Allow bread to cool slightly, then remove from the pan. Pour glaze over the top. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

466 Calories
14g Fat
79g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 466
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 101mg 34%
Sodium 451mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 79g 29%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 48g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 17mg 84%
Calcium 50mg 4%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 128mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.