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strawberry almond blondies

Strawberry Almond Blondies

A wonderful combination of toasted almonds and strawberry flavors.  These delicious strawberry almond blondies are just like strawberry cake bars.  

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 12 people
Calories 306 kcal

Ingredients

  • 9 tablespoons butter , softened, plus more for pan
  • 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup light-brown sugar packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup almonds sliced, toasted
  • 1 pint strawberries sliced
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar for dusting

Instructions

  1. Use 8-inch square baking pan or 9-inch diameter round baking pan.

  2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Butter an 8-inch square baking pan or a 9-inch diameter round baking pan.

  3. Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl.

  4. In a separate bowl, using electric mixer, cream together softened butter and brown sugar until the mixture becomes light in color and fluffy in texture, about 5 minutes. Add eggs, vanilla extract and continue beating until well combined. Add dry ingredients from step 2, and beat using the mixer, on low speed until well combined. Mix 3/4 cup toasted almonds into the batter.

  5. Pour batter into prepared buttered pan, using spatula to helps spreading the batter in the pan. Scatter sliced strawberries and remaining 1/4 cup almonds over the batter in a baking pan.

  6. Bake for about 60 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean or only with a few crumbs on it.

  7. Dust with powdered sugar before cutting into slices. Serve it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream!

Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from Martha Stewart

Nutrition Facts
Strawberry Almond Blondies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 306 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 49mg16%
Sodium 188mg8%
Potassium 231mg7%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 305IU6%
Vitamin C 23.2mg28%
Calcium 77mg8%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.