This Banana Bread recipe is so simple and made in just one bowl. When my ceiling fan pushed the scent of overripe bananas past my nose, I could only think of one thing: fresh banana bread. In my pantry was a tub of the most beautiful pure unprocessed honey from Bartholomews Meadery in Denmark, Western Australia, so I added their honey in too. The “Wandoo” variety imparted a little bit of butterscotch flavouring to the banana bread. 

Recipe adapted from the Nyamutin Farm Cookbook

You will need: one medium loaf tin (21 x 11 x 6cm; 8 x 4 x 2 in)

Banana Honey Bread

Banana Honey Bread
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This Banana and Honey Bread recipe is so simple and made in just one bowl.
Servings: slices



  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius (160 fan-forced; 350 F). Line the bottom of a medium loaf tin with baking paper. Grease the sides with non-stick spray.
  2. In the bowl of an electric mixer beat the brown sugar and soft butter until the mixture is pale thick and creamy. With the beaters on medium speed slowly add the eggs until they’re mixed through.
  3. Stir in the sifted flour, banana, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and honey.
  4. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf tin. Check the oven is at the correct temperature then place the tin on the middle rack of the oven and bake for 30-40 minutes. The cake is done when a skewer poked into the middle comes out clean and the top springs back lightly when touched.
  5. Allow the loaf to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack.

Baking Tips

  • Can serve warm or cold. Banana bread is great with butter.
  • Individual bread slices can be wrapped in plastic wrap and stored in the freezer for up to 2 months.
  • Or store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.

Simple fragrant banana bread with a touch of honey. Made in just one bowl.