Recipes that include honey

Coffee Banana Bread

Coffee Banana Bread


2 cups well-mashed banana
1 cup strong black coffee
3/4 cups each raisins or nuts (optional)


Ingredients for butter mixture:

1 and 1/2 cups melted butter
1 and 3/4 cups brown sugar or 1 and 1/2 cups honey
4 eggs, room temperature
2 and 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
grated rind of one orange


Ingredients for flour mixture:

2 cups whole wheat
2 cups white flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon


Instructions – how to make coffee banana bread:

Preheat the oven to 350 degree (F).
Beat in a large bowl sugar and butter, add eggs one at a time, add remaining butter mixture ingredients, and beat until light in color.
Sift together twice the flour mixture ingredients.
Soak banana in coffee.
Add flour mixture and mashed banana alternately to butter mixture, beginning and ending with flour (flour, banana, flour, banana, flour) after each addition mix gently to combine, but do not beat or otherwise over mix – this toughens and dries the the cake.
Add 3/4 cups raisins or nuts last (optional).
Generously butter two loaf pans and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Divide batter and bake.
Serve plain or with butter or cream cheese.

(Cool ten minutes in the pan, then remove to finish cooling)

Honey Banana Bread

Honey Banana Bread


  • 3 peeled ripe bananas
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour 1 big bowl


Instructions – how to make honey banana bread:

Turn the oven on to 350 degrees.
Melt 1/4 cup of butter in a pan.
Put the peeled bananas in a bowl.
Mash up the bananas with the back of a fork.
Add the melted butter.
Add: 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 1 1/2 whole wheat flour, 3/4 cup honey
Stir everything in the bowl with the big spoon. Stir until everything is mixed together.
Pour the mix into the oiled bread pan.
Bake for one hour.
After one hour, put a toothpick in the bread. If there is some bread on the toothpick when you pull it, then let the bread cook for a little while longer. If there is no bread on the toothpick when you pull it out, the bread is done!
Take the bread out of the oven. Take it out of the pan, and put it on the wire rack.
When the bread is cool, cut it up and it’s ready to serve!

Honey Banana Bread

Honey Banana Bread


  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 TB vanilla
  • 1 TB honey
  • 1⁄4 cup coconut oil
  • 2 cups almond flour or meal
  • 1⁄4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • cinnamon

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Banana, honey and cinnamon bread

Banana, Honey and Cinnamon Bread


2 cups of plain flour
2 teaspoons of baking powder
1 teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda
Pinch of salt
1 1/2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon
1/2 a cup of caster sugar
2 eggs
1 cup of reduced fat milk
1/4 a cup of honey
3 medium very ripe bananas, mashed


Instructions – how to make banana, honey and cinnamon bread

Preheat oven to 180 C. Line base and sides of a large loaf pan (about 23cm long x 10cm wide x 8cm deep) with non-stick baking paper.
Sift flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, salt and cinnamon into a large bowl. Stir in sugar.
Combine eggs, milk, honey and mashed bananas in a large jug. Whisk until combined.
Make a well in the centre of dry ingredients and using a metal spoon, gently fold in honey and egg mixture until well combined. Spoon mixture into prepared pan.
Bake for 45-55 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.
Cool in pan for 10 minutes then turn onto a wire rack to cool completely.
Slice and serve lightly buttered or toasted if desired.

Serves 8.