Strawberry and Yoghurt Loaf | Lunch Box Recipe

A simple Strawberry and Yoghurt Loaf that’s perfect for school lunch boxes, afternoon snacks.. or even breakfast on the run! 

 

A simple Strawberry and Yoghurt Loaf that's perfect for school lunch boxes, afternoon snacks.. or even breakfast on the run! 

 

It’s pretty hard to beat fresh strawberries when they’re in season. They’re cheap, they’re sweet and they’re full of flavour… which makes them perfect for baking!!!

 

Icing sugar dusted over a sweet bread.

 

And so… let me introduce you to my brand spanking new Strawberry and Yoghurt Loaf. I promise you it’s the PERFECT way to use up all those strawberries!

 

Slices of a strawberry and yoghurt loaf.

 

A simple strawberry loaf recipe

I love this recipe because it’s SO easy and everyone loves it. And what’s not to love??

  • 10 minutes prep time
  • one bowl, a whisk and a spoon
  • basic ingredients
  • lunch box-friendly
  • freezer-friendly
  • and ALL the strawberry goodness!!!

 

A loaf cake with icing sugar.

 

This honestly is the easiest recipe ever. Simply mix everything together, bake and eat. It doesn’t get any easier than that!!

 

Two small pieces of strawberry loaf on a copper wire cooling rack.

 

More strawberry recipes

And if after baking this Strawberry and Yoghurt Loaf you’ve STILL got strawberries lying around, then check out these yummy recipes:

 

Strawberries in a sweet cake.

 

So there you go… the perfect loaf to use up all those delicious strawberries! Enjoy!! xx

A simple Strawberry and Yoghurt Loaf that's perfect for school lunch boxes, afternoon snacks.. or even breakfast on the run! 

Strawberry and Yoghurt Loaf

A simple Strawberry and Yoghurt Loaf that's perfect for school lunch boxes, afternoon snacks.. or even breakfast on the run!
3.89 from 9 votes
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Course: breads and loaves, Cakes
Cuisine: Baking
Keyword: strawberry loaf
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 12 slices
Calories: 324kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar
  • 1/2 cup (40g) desiccated coconut
  • 150 g melted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup (140g) greek yoghurt
  • grated lemon zest from 1 lemon
  • 1 1/2 cups (225g) self raising flour
  • 250 g strawberries, roughly chopped
  • icing sugar to dust (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 160 degrees celsius (fan-forced). 
  • Grease and line a 22cm X 8cm loaf tin with baking paper and set aside. 
  • Whisk the caster sugar, coconut, melted butter, eggs, greek yoghurt and lemon zest together in a bowl. 
  • Fold through the self-raising flour and the strawberries. 
  • Spread the mixture into the prepared tin and bake in the oven for 60 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean. 
  • Allow the loaf to cool in the tin for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. 

Notes

If your loaf is browning too quickly in the oven, simply place a sheet of foil loosely over the top and continue baking. 
Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days. 
Freeze in an airtight container for up to 1 month. 
Nutrition Facts
Strawberry and Yoghurt Loaf
Amount Per Serving
Calories 324 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 54mg 18%
Sodium 108mg 5%
Potassium 128mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 35g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 12g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 7.2%
Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 2.9%
Iron 4.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

A simple Strawberry and Yoghurt Loaf that's perfect for school lunch boxes, afternoon snacks.. or even breakfast on the run! 

Strawberry and Yoghurt Loaf - Thermomix Method

A simple Strawberry and Yoghurt Loaf that's perfect for school lunch boxes, afternoon snacks.. or even breakfast on the run!
5 from 4 votes
Print Pin Rate
Course: breads and loaves, Cakes
Cuisine: Baking
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 12 slices
Calories: 324kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar
  • 1/2 cup (40g) desiccated coconut
  • 150 g melted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup (140g) greek yoghurt
  • grated lemon zest from 1 lemon
  • 1 1/2 cups (225g) self raising flour
  • 250 g strawberries, roughly chopped
  • icing sugar to dust (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 160 degrees celsius (fan-forced). 
  • Grease and line a 22cm X 8cm loaf tin with baking paper and set aside. 
  • Place the caster sugar, coconut, melted butter, eggs, greek yoghurt and lemon zest into the Thermomix bowl and mix on Speed 4, 10 seconds. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and repeat for a further 5 seconds or until well combined. 
  • Add the self raising flour and mix on Speed 4, 5 seconds. Scrape down the sides and repeat for a further 5 seconds. 
  • Use the spatula to fold the strawberries through the mixture. 
  • Spread the mixture into the prepared tin and bake in the oven for 60 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean. 
  • Allow the loaf to cool in the tin for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. 

Notes

If your loaf is browning too quickly in the oven, simply place a sheet of foil loosely over the top and continue baking. 
Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days. 
Freeze in an airtight container for up to 1 month. 
Nutrition Facts
Strawberry and Yoghurt Loaf - Thermomix Method
Amount Per Serving
Calories 324 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 54mg 18%
Sodium 108mg 5%
Potassium 128mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 35g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 12g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 7.2%
Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 2.9%
Iron 4.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Icing sugar dusted pieces of a yoghurt and strawberry cake.

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This is an excellent cake. The family loved it. Will be adding to my recipe collection. Thank you!

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Can it be done without a Thermomix?

Mel
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Mel

Could you substitute frozen berries for the strawberries?

Jo
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Hi Steph can you use frozen raspberries instead of strawberries?