Banana Bread with Honey Butter & Blueberries

clock + 1 hour 15 minutes bowl Serves 10 slices


  • 125 g butter, melted
  • 3 Tbsp (heaped) honey
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 large bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup walnut pieces
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup sultanas, soaked in ¼ cup boiling water
  • 175 g plain gluten-free flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries, to serve
  • 100 g butter
  • 1/4 cup honey
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  • Banana bread steps:

  • 1. Preheat oven to 170°C. Line a loaf tin with baking paper.

  • 2. Beat 125g butter and 3 tbsp of honey until light and creamy, then add the eggs and continue to beat for 2-3 minutes.

  • 3. Add mashed bananas and stir these through with a wooden spoon (beating will mash them up too much). Add walnut pieces, vanilla and drained sultanas.

  • 4. Using a third at a time and mixing well after each addition, sift in the flour, baking powder and baking soda.

  • 5. Scrape mixture into prepared tin and bake in the middle of the oven for 1-1¼ hours or until a skewer inserted comes out clean.

  • 6. Leave loaf to cool for 10 minutes before turning out of the tin to cool completely.

  • 7. Serve slices with honey butter and fresh blueberries.

  • Honey butter steps:

  • 1. Beat 100g butter until fluffy, then incorporate the 1/4 cup honey and continue beating until well combined. Stores well in the fridge.

  • Tip: You mustn't leave out the blueberries in this recipe – their fresh tartness goes so

  • beautifully with the sweetness of banana and honey.

  • Recipe from: Food to Love

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