My 3 Most Delicious Fruit Bread Maker Recipes

Posted on August 16 in Articles | 0 comments

Making your own quick breads, such as banana or fruit bread, provide a light and healthy summer snack, brunch compliment, or a desert you and your family can enjoy with a clear conscience.

While traditional fruit bread recipes call for candied fruits, due to unavailability of appropriate ingredients. However, today, a number of delicious variations on the old favorite are using fresh fruits to give the concept new life.

As well as innovative ingredients, many people are enjoying fruit breads made with bread machines. If you’re shopping for a new bread maker, but aren’t sure of which model will suit your needs best, try checking out bread machine reviews that can be found online.

The best bread maker for these breads will often be one with well-coated baking surfaces and temperature control options that allow you to customize your results for various crusts or types of breads.

Healthy fruit bread recipe

Summer Fruit Bread Maker Recipe


  • 1 ¼ c sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • ¾ c butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 8 oz sour cream
  • 3 c all purpose flour
  • ¾ tsp baking powder
  • ¾ tsp baking soda
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 2 c roughly chopped strawberries (blueberries or peaches may be substituted, to taste, I like a mix.)


In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar. Incorporate the eggs, sour cream, and vanilla.

In a separate bowl, mix the dry ingredients—then add incrementally to the wet ingredients. Mixing well.

Carefully fold in the fruit of your choice and put into your prepared bread machine at 350° for one hour.

Allow to fully cool, removing from your bread pan as per the instructions of your bread maker, and enjoy!

Top fruit bread recipe for healthy diet

Cranberry Orange Breakfast Bread Maker Recipe

This is an easy way to enjoy the benefits of cranberries and oranges in delicious bread form. Get your daily dose of antioxidants at the breakfast table and shake up your routine.

When shopping for an ideal model, the best bread machine for this recipe will offer you an easily cleaned construction, with baking surfaces coated in a non-stick substance.

Your best tool to find which model suits your needs will be bread machine reviews listed by customers who have purchased and used various models for similar recipes.

Not every bread machine is created equal. Some are designed with higher ‘intelligence’ than others. For example, if you take a look at the higher end models like Breville BBM800XL and compare it against no-frill models like Oster 5838, you will learn from Breville BBM800XL reviews that this bread machine takes care almost everything for you.

Just put all the ingredients and fruits (in the dedicated container) and let it takes care of the rest.


  • 3 eggs
  • ¾ c butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 9 oz sour cream
  • 1 ¾ c sugar
  • 3 c all purpose flour
  • ¾ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 2 c fresh cranberries
  • 1 tbsp orange zest
  • 1 tsp orange extract

First, cream together the butter and sugar, adding eggs, sour cream, and vanilla, until the mixture is smooth. Then, in a separate bowl, mix together your dry ingredients and slowly incorporate them with the wet mixture. Fold in your cranberries, orange zest, and orange extract.

Bake in your bread maker at 350° for an hour. Allow to fully cool and enjoy!

Banana-Cocoa Bread Maker Recipe

For this recipe, the best bread maker will have a construction that is easy to disassemble and clean or pans that are well-coated to prevent sticking. Online bread machine reviews will give you the best idea of which models are best and live up to their claims.


  • 2 c sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 6 extra-ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 c sour cream
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips (bittersweet may be substituted)
  • 3 c all-purpose flour
  • ¼ c dutched cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking soda


Preheat your bread machine to 350 degrees (F), be sure your pans are prepared according to your specific model’s specifications.

In a large bowl, cream together the butter, sugar and eggs. Stir in the bananas and vanilla. Gradually sift in the dry ingredients, then blend in the sour cream and chocolate chips. Bake for 60 minutes or until completely done.

Image credit Liliana Fuchs and Sarah R

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